It seems that over the past couple of years Boggart Abroad has become Boggart America. That was never the intention but with Trump Derangement Syndrome and latterly the hoax pandemic dominating news it happened. However tere was (and still is,) plenty of shit happening in the rest of the world that you will never hear about if you rely on mainstream media and in 2021 we hope to get back to reporting at least some of it.
We kick off with a story from Congo sourced via Jihadwatch.
“At least 25 killed by rebels in eastern Congo; some beheaded,” by Jean-Yves Kamale, Associated Press, January 1, 2021:
“When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks” (Qur’an 47:4).
Farmers had gone to the fields in the village of Tingwe when they were attacked by Allied Democratic Forces rebels, according to the representative of the governor in the region, Sabiti Njiamoja….
Local civil society representative Bravo Muhindo confirmed more than 25 dead and said many had been beheaded.
Other people were kidnapped, Muhindo said….
The ADF originated in neighboring Uganda and has long been a threat in eastern Congo. The Islamic State group has claimed some attacks carried out by ADF rebels, but the exact relationship between the groups is not clear….