Trio to probe atrocities
GENEVA: The UN has named three human rights experts to lead an international investigation into killings in the Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the Congo, a move that could set up a showdown with the government.
Congo insists its own justice system is in charge of the inquiry. with the UN providing “technical or logistical support”. A day after saying “elements” of the Congolese army dug most mass graves in Kasai, the UN named Bacre Waly Ndiaye, a UN investigator from Senegal, Luc Cote, who worked on a UN inquiry in Congo and Mauritania’s Fatimata M’Baye.