INTRODUCTION

La population congolaise vivant dans les villages est devenue nomade à cause des massacres effectués par les gens en armes. Certains paysans sont traités comme des animaux qu’on enlevés et conduit dans la bourse pour de travaux forcés. Les hommes et les femmes ne se rendent plus aux champs par crainte d’être tué par ces malfaiteurs. Les jeunes gens et filles sont victimes de l’esclavagisme et du viol.

DEVELOPPEMENT

1) La multicite des groupes armés en RDC cause l’insécurité totale. Actuellement on ne peut plus connaitre le nombre de gens qui meurent chaque jour sur le territoire congolais en particulier et l’Est en général. Certains tombent devant les armes, d’autres perdent la vie à cause de maladies qui manquent de soins médicaux. D’autres succombent à cause de la famine. 2) Les militaires qui sont mal payés sont les sources de la maltraitance de plusieurs citoyens qui veulent défendre leurs droits. Un homme était fusié parce qu’il n’a pas cédé aux militaires qui s’étaient approprié de ses bêtes dont vaches et les chèvres. Il avait reçu un coup de bal sur le front et il est mort en présence de sa femme et ses enfants. Quel drame pour cette famille !

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Insecurity in villages occupied by armed groups and militia

Introduction The Congolese population living in villages has become nomadic as a result of massacres committed by armed forces. Some peasants are treated like animals, raised and driven for money through forced work. Men and women don’t return to the countryside for fear of being killed by criminals. Young boys and girls are victims of enslavement and rape. Development 1) The multiplicity of armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo causes total insecurity. In reality, the number of people who die every day in the Congolese territory and the East in particular is not even known. Some are killed directly, others lose their lives through disease since they lack access to treatments. Others perish through starvation. 2) The militia who are paid dishonestly are the source of the mistreatment of many citizens who simply want to defend their rights. One man was shot because he did not yield to the men who were taking his cows and goats. He received a gunshot to the forehead and die in front of his wife and children. So much sadness for one family!

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Chère Lubala, Merci pour ton message. Je ne peux pas croire ce type de violence prolifique. Tes mots sont vraiment forts et je veux les partager avec plusieurs de personnes. Merci beaucoup autrefois. Ta sœur, Bridgette

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Insecurity in villages occupied by armed groups and militia Introduction The Congolese population living in villages has become nomadic as a result of massacres committed by armed forces. Some peasants are treated like animals, raised and driven for money through forced work. Men and women don’t return to the countryside for fear of being killed by criminals. Young boys and girls are victims of enslavement and rape. Development 1) The multiplicity of armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo causes total insecurity. In reality, the number of people who die every day in the Congolese territory and the East in particular is not even known. Some are killed directly, others lose their lives through disease since they lack access to treatments. Others perish through starvation. 2) The militia who are paid dishonestly are the source of the mistreatment of many citizens who simply want to defend their rights. One man was shot because he did not yield to the men who were taking his cows and goats. He received a gunshot to the forehead and die in front of his wife and children. So much sadness for one family!

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