DR Congo: Violence may be crime against humanity, UN says

A UN investigation says violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo last year may amount to crimes against humanity.

It says at least 500 people were killed, including families burnt alive in their homes and a two-year-old who was thrown into a septic tank.
Ethnic violence broke out when one community wanted to bury one of their traditional chiefs on another community’s land. The investigation adds that violence could flare up again at any time.
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Source: bbc.co.uk

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