A landmark four-year trial in Stuttgart ended with jail terms for two Rwandan rebel leaders who orchestrated crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s civil war.
VICE News visited the Mutobo Demobilization Center, which offers former foot soldiers of the Rwandan genocide the chance to return home and start a new life, after a three month deradicalization program.
Though the presidential elections in Burundi have concluded, political violence surrounding the controversial vote has not simmered.
On the day of the controversial presidential elections, VICE News visits polling stations across Burundi's capital, and witnesses Nyakabiga's last act of protest before the polls closed for the day.
In the latest dispatch, VICE News attended a CNDD-FDD rally in Cibitoke Province, and spoke with a former high-ranking official of Burundi’s ruling party, now living in exile in Rwanda.
VICE News visits an opposition neighborhood in Bujumbura during the night to see what defense mechanisms have been put in place, and witnesses the aftermath of the violence that occurs overnight.
The Burundian army held a press conference, showing off seized weaponry and captured fighters following last week’s clashes with armed rebels.
VICE News stops through Rwanda en route to Burundi to hear testimony of what life is like in Bujumbura amidst the current political crisis.
Gen. Bruno Mandevu was appointed to head an army operation against FDLR rebels, but just five days later was accused of committing 121 rights abuses, including allegations of rape and summary executions.
They've been held in government camps for two months; now they're getting antsy.
For 20-odd years, the eastern regions of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have played host to a terribly complicated and bloody conflict. The latest chapter in that history has seen the rise of the M23 rebellion; a mutiny of former rebels who are so...