Ethnic Genocide Facing 85,000 Banyamulenge

We, the Banyamulenge community make this declaration to mark the date and bear witness to the national and international community of acts of genocide executed in Minembwe that none in history may plead ignorance.

Banyamulenge Community 2020

Third Attack on Minkenke Camp

Mahoro Peace Association (MPA) has learnt with indignation today’s FARDC attack at Mikenke displaced camp which hosts around 300 Banyamulenge families. Early morning today (June 18th , 2020) FARDC (the DR Congo national army) local soldiers attacked Mikenke displaced camp. Two Banyamulenge civilians, Buhunira Rwandikiye (69 years old) and Bukuru Rudahigwa were seriously injured by…

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Attack on Displaced Camp

Around 6AM, Mai Mai rebels attacked the camp of displaced persons in Mikeke. 150 cows were taken and seven people wounded – four men, two women and one child. Monusco UN troops intervened and protected the camp fatally wounding one of the perpetrators. We salute the UN troops for their actions at a time that…

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Women tortured and killed

South Kivu, DR Congo 20 April 2020 On 18 April 2020 two Banyamulenge women were tortured and killed by the Mai Mai after being subjected to the most atrocious forms of torture and humiliating acts of sexual violence. The graphic images of their mutilated bodies reminiscent of the fate of many women during the Rwandan…

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Genocide Watch Issues Warning

On January 20, 2020 Genocide Watch issued a Genocide Warning in response to the “genocodical threat” facing the Banyamulenge in Eastern Congo. Genocide Watch is an international organization whose mission is to “predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder.”

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In the News: Risks in Speaking Out

Eastern Congo Tribune – 18Oct2019
Highlights regional issues associated with speaking out. After experiencing targeted massacres, the Banyamulenge are further afflicted by the inability to tell the story of the genocidal crisis they face in fear that powerful individuals in neighbouring countries may be implicated and retaliate.

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