Tales of the world – Interview Guilain Mathé (part II), researcher Democratic Republic of Congo

Identity and ethnic strife are two of the crucial elements of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region of North Kivu.

Guilain Mathé untangles the complex web of identities at play, between Rwandan and Congolese sympathies and the way they were manipulated by the powers that be.

A UN report released in June 2012 provides details concerning the latest developments of the conflict in this respect.

U.N. Report Links Rwanda to Congolese Violence