As daily the Ruanda-Urundi, Belgian Congo, tribal war is brought under control mixed patrols of paratroopers.
As daily the Ruanda-Urundi, Belgian Congo, tribal war is brought under control mixed patrols of paratroopers. Force Public soldiers and civil police guard Nyanza.
In jeeps or on foot they patrol the city and roads reading out into the battleground. Occasionally a prisoner is taken or a body found.
More troops have been flown into the province to quell the warring factions. Many Africans have been arrested by the Belgian authorities, and several hundred have been killed in battle in jungle, village and field.
Secretary-General of the Ruanda National Union, Michel Rwagasana, said in Brussles, Nov. 16, he intends going to New York to request that a UN inquiry commission goes immediately to Ruanda-Urundi.
In the Belgian Parliament, Minister for the Congo, Auguste de Schrijver, said there would no objections to a UN Trusteeship Council mission visiting Belgian Congo before the 1960 local elections.
The civil war is attributed to fear among several tribes that the numerically smaller but much stronger Watutsi tribe will dominate the country when Belgium eventually gibes up the area. There has been a plea for eventually gives up the area. There has been a plea for partitioning the province when independence comes.