UN Condemns Congo Rebels
The UN Security Council has demanded that M23, a group of renegade soldiers fighting government troops in eastern DRC, cease all operations amid concerns over the worsening humanitarian situation in the region.
Congo-Kinshasa: Security Council Demands Rebel Ceasefire
UN News Service, 2 August 2012
The Security Council today reiterated its demand that the group of renegade soldiers known as the 23 March Movement (M23) immediately cease efforts to destabilize the eastern part ... read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Will International Pressure On Rwanda Help the East? (analysis)
Institute for Security Studies, 2 August 2012
Following the UN report that claimed that Rwanda was instrumental in providing military support for the M23, a mutinous movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ... read more »
Rwanda Focus, 1 August 2012
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, has given explanations on the meeting with the UN group of experts who wrote a controversial report alleging involvement of ... read more »
Rwanda: Are the UN Experts Credible?
The New Times, 3 August 2012
The credibility of some members of the UN Group of Experts for Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been questioned after it emerged that the Group's coordinator, Steve Hege, ... read more »
Rwanda: Govt Replies to UN Congo Report
The New Times, 1 August 2012
Rwanda, on Monday submitted to the UN sanctions committee its rebuttal on allegations contained in an addendum to a Group of Experts report that claims Kigali is backing the M23 ... read more »
DRC army soldiers stand guard during a military strike against M23 (file photo): The M23 is composed of renegade soldiers, who are reportedly led by Bosco Ntaganda, an army general wanted for war crimes.
Caught in the crossfire between M-23 rebels and the Congolese army, people in the eastern DRC territory of Rutshuru live in constant fear. Violent clashes continue to erupt. And ... Read more »