Refugees Blame DRC's Chronic Violence on Battle for Mineral Wealth

July 16, 2019 10:58 AM
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For decades, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo -- the Ituri and North Kivu provinces especially -- has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many more seeking refuge in neighboring countries. Halima Athumani spoke with survivors of the violence at a refugee settlement in western Uganda and with analysts about why the conflict drags on.