Reportage: DR Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo

A group of seven families seek food and refuge. They were taken captive when Mai Mai militias attacked and destroyed their village. The group spent 14 months in the bush as forced laborers before being abandoned as the Mai Mai fled advancing government forces. The region has been severely affected by fighting which has displaced thousands of civilians.Mukubu, Katanga Province, DR Congo.Photo © J.B. Russell
Democratic Republic of Congo, June 2006

A group of seven families seek food and refuge. They were taken captive when Mai Mai militias attacked and destroyed their village. The group spent 14 months in the bush as forced laborers before being abandoned as the Mai Mai fled advancing government forces. The region has been severely affected by fighting which has displaced thousands of civilians. 

Mukubu, Katanga Province, DR Congo. 

Photo © J.B. Russell