Abduction, torture, rape: Conflict in Congo worsens, says UN


              FILE - MONUSCO blue helmet deployed near Kibumba, north of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Jan. 28, 2022. The accounts are haunting. Abductions, torture, rapes. Scores of civilians including women and children have been killed by the M23 rebels in eastern Congo, according to a U.N. report expected to be published this week. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa, File)
            
              FILE - People walk by U.N. vehicles which were set on fire, in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Nov. 1, 2022. Angry crowds in eastern Congo have set fire to U.N. vehicles as frustrations mount over the advance of M23 rebels. The accounts are haunting. Abductions, torture, rapes. Scores of civilians including women and children have been killed by the M23 rebels in eastern Congo, according to a U.N. report expected to be published this week. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa, File)
            
              FILE - Democratic Republic of the Congo youth get the first steps of basic military training in Goma, eastern Congo, on Nov. 7, 2022. The accounts are haunting. Abductions, torture, rapes. Scores of civilians including women and children have been killed by the M23 rebels in eastern Congo, according to a U.N. report expected to be published this week. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa, File)
            
              FILE - Residents flee fighting between M23 rebels and Congolese forces near Kibumba, some 20 kms ( 12 miles) North of Goma, Democratic republic of Congo, on Oct. 29, 2022. The accounts are haunting. Abductions, torture, rapes. Scores of civilians including women and children have been killed by the M23 rebels in eastern Congo, according to a U.N. report expected to be published this week. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa, File)
Abduction, torture, rape: Conflict in Congo worsens, says UN