Congo fails to meet U.N. deadline to remove generals linked to abuses

February 14, 2015 7:04 AM

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo failed to meet a U.N. deadline to remove two generals accused of rights abuses and will now be formally notified that peacekeepers will not support its offensive against Rwandan rebels, a U.N. official said on Saturday.

Under the United Nations human rights due diligence policy, the world body has to ensure its support to non-U.N. security forces does not contribute to grave human rights violations.

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