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 genocide. The Banyamulenge community has called upon the Secretary General of the United Nations to act.