Archives for posts with tag: M23

Congolese Rebel Group Says It Is Laying Down Arms

“International pressure on Rwanda seems to have made a difference,” said Ida Sawyer, senior researcher with Human Rights Watch. “They will hopefully think twice before backing yet another abusive rebellion.”

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Watch Film Report: WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR CONGO VIOLENCE?
National Church of Christ in Congo, Bishop Dieudonné Mbaya Tshiakany said recent UN expert report established that the M23 was being armed by Rwanda. His petition calls for UN to condemn “invasion” by Rwanda; for individuals who have been identified as perpetrators of rape, massacres & looting of minerals to be brought to justice; & for Rwanda to be punished for what is breach of UN Charter.
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Blog Report: “SUMMARY KILLINGS, RAPE, SEXUAL ABUSE & TORTURE” By Ambassador Mo
After around 4 months of fighting in the most recent cycle in the DRC presumably ignited by a military rebellion (M23) but also suspected of involving outside forces/neighboring countries, almost half a million persons have been displaced & both a human rights & humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding, with minimal political response. –MORE–
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Blog Report: CONGO: PROXY WARS & ATTACK HELICOPTERS? By Ambassador Mo
Rwanda & Uganda have been accused of supporting/instigating a renegade arm of Congo’s (DRC) military & former rebel group M23 in its rebellion that now threatens to overrun much of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The UN Peacekeeping force (MONUSCO) has stepped into the fight & employed helicopters to stem M23’s advance toward the largest city in area, GOMA. –More–
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