Democratic Republic of Congo: Muslims murder at least 19 in jihad raid on village, villagers flee for their lives

Sunday, December 1, 2019
By Paul Martin

DEC 1, 2019

The world yawns. After all, investigating “Islamophobia” is far more important than incidents such as this one.

“Suspected Islamists kill at least 19 in latest east Congo attack,” by Fiston Mahamba, Reuters, November 27, 2019:

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist rebels have killed at least 19 people in east Congo, an official said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks causing anger at the perceived inaction of the army and U.N. troops.

The raid occurred overnight in the village of Maleki, near the city of Oicha in a forested region near the Ugandan border, said Donat Kibwana, the administrator of Beni territory.

Kibwana blamed the attack on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a jihadist rebel group originally from Uganda that has operated for decades in Congo. They have killed at least 80 people in 14 raids since the army launched an operation against them late last month, according to U.N figures.

He said that many family members of the victims were afraid to return to the scene for fear of being attacked, but that an initial search had found 19 people dead….

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