A report released by the UN on Friday says the militia group blamed for atrocities in Democratic Republic of Congo, is mainly composed of children and the military force fighting it is suspected to be carrying out ethnically-based massacres and rapes.

Their report, released on Friday (August 4) and detailing violence that the U.N. said may amount to crimes against humanity, shines a light onto the role of children in a disturbing conflict that has killed thousands.

It was based on testimonies…
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