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Why is Africa so Horrible and Why Is There No Intervention?
Militiamen grilled bodies on a spit and boiled two girls alive as their mother watched, UN peacekeepers have charged.
Cannibalism has been added to a list of atrocities allegedly carried out by one of the tribal groups fighting in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Vital organs have been cut off and used as magic charms and Hema children were thrown onto arrows stuck into the ground according to UN observers. The Congo became a battleground for six nations during a 1998-2002 war that killed 50,000 people directly and another 3 million through strife-induced hunger and disease. But sporadic fighting continues in the lawless north-east.
Women are brutally gang raped, often in front of their families and communities. In numerous cases, male relatives are forced at gun point to rape their own daughters, mothers or sisters.
Frequently, women are shot or stabbed in their genitals, after they are raped. Women, who survived months of enslavement are forced them to eat excrement or the human flesh of murdered relatives.The mineral-rich eastern reaches of Congo, bordering Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, are the most unstable in the country.
Where is the UN?
Its 18,000-strong force currently in Congo is the U.N.’s largest peacekeeping operation. Another 3,000 are being sent but as the locals state, they are never intervene to halt it and powerless militarily. What is wrong??? Why? They are only there to enforce exactly what? Such an outrage!
While rebels commit most of the worst abuses, Government forces and national police (the good guys!) are responsible for nearly 20 percent of all cases of sexual violence reported! Rape, sometimes by groups as large as twenty men, has become a hallmark of the conflict, with armed factions. Rapes of girls as young as six and women over 70 have been reported. Young girls are also regularly abducted and held captive for years to be used as sexual slaves by combatants and their leaders. The FDLR is a Hutu militia whose members are alleged to include perpetrators of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The group continues to commit grave human rights abuses against Congolese civilians. It was this group that caused the 500,000 genocide in 1994 in Rwanda, remember that?
Where is the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, China? Apparently the only thing any of these countries are doing are providing lip service to the atrocities. Yes, lip service, AKA, words. Why does not Obama direct even a 120 US soldiers armed for combat to enter into this and prevent it??? Providing aid to any of them is a waste. They will do as they want. The super powers all have blood on their own hands with this indifference. What is happening there is a war crime, as bad as anything Hitler did.