On October 1, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released the Democratic Republic of the Congo Mapping Report, which documents the mass killings, specifically of Hutus, from March 1993 to June 2003. Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi, amid others countries, were implicated in what the final report deems “could be characterized as acts of genocide.” A draft was leaked to the media in late August, causing a severe backlash from the countries implicated, most notably Rwanda, which threatened to withdraw its peacekeeping troops from Sudan. The UN delayed its publication until October 1 so that all countries involved could comment on the draft.

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