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Toujour la violence à l'Est de la RDC

Bonjour!

Du 28/08 au 6/09, ici à l'RDC plusieurs familles des localités Ufamande II se sont déplacées vers Minova centre.
Cause: enfrontement Raiya Mutomboki et Nyantura; pellage des biens, violence sexuelle de 22 femmes, incendies des plusieurs maison; jusqu'à présent la population déplacée n'a ni abrit ni nourriture en toutcas elle a besoin d'aide humanitaire en vivre et non vivre.

Merci beaucoup mes amies.

English translation by PulseWire member JC2986

Hello. Between August 28th and September 6th, many families from Ufamande in the DRC were displaced to Minova’s center. This is due to the battle between Raiya Mutomboki and Nyantura. People’s belongings were being pillaged, 22 women were sexually assaulted, and multiple houses were burned. Still, the displaced villagers have no food, no roof over their heads, and are in dire need of humanitarian aid in order to survive. Thank you my friends.

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JC2986's picture

Merci

Merci d'avoir partage cette histoire. J'espere que l'aide humanitaire arrivera vite for que les deplaces puissent se nourrir et se proteger.

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Translation

Hello. Between August 28th and September 6th, many families from Ufamande in the DRC were displaced to Minova’s center. This is due to the battle between Raiya Mutomboki and Nyantura. People’s belongings were being pillaged, 22 women were sexually assaulted, and multiple houses were burned. Still, the displaced villagers have no food, no roof over their heads, and are in dire need of humanitarian aid in order to survive. Thank you my friends.

wanja's picture

Displacement and assault of women in DRC

Dear Filomene,

Thank you for sharing this story with us. It takes great courage and selflessness to speak up when an injustice is happening to someone else. I commend you for speaking out.
You know a similar thing is happening in my country Kenya, where women and children have suffered the worst atrocities in the on going Tana river conflict. I deeply empathize with the victims.

Tell me are there any humanitarian groups working there to help the displaced? What kind of assistance do you they need most?

EWG

Dear Filomene,
Thank you for sharing your story with us. It deeply saddens me to think what you and the village have gone through. You are very courageous and brave to share with us your experiences. Are there local volunteer groups that can help you with food and medical assistance? Please continue to remain strong and let us know how we can help as well.

Thank you,
Bina

Kind Regards,
Bina Patel
hc Mediate, LLC
www.hcmediate.com

ddegarm's picture

Displacement and assault of women in DRC

My heart breaks when I hear about the treatment that women receive in conflict situations (not to mention other situations as well). How difficult it must be to wonder where food will come from and how your children will be taken care of in this situation. Are there groups on the ground there that can immediately assist you? What about local leaders? Are you in a refugee village? You are so brave and courageous to share your story. It is only through more education about your plight that the rest of the world can learn and act. I am going to immediately look at which groups are in your country that can immediately help. Please let me know how I might help as well.

Bless you!

Denise

“Women have a special capacity to lead us to a more peaceful world with compassion, affection and kindness. And there is no more important time for that than this moment.” - Dalai Lama

carina-b's picture

Thank you for speaking out

Thank you for speaking out against these injustices. It takes tremendous courage. It would help to hear more details of your village: some of the background to what's going on now, who is involved, and where your village has ended up. Thank you again and please continue to remain strong.

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