UN Holds Emergency Meeting on DR Congo
The Security Council held an emergency meeting to strongly condemn the latest attacks by the M23 rebel group. The attacks have displaced civilians and prompted a UN deployment of attack helicopters to assist the national army.
Displaced by conflict (file photo): There is widespread concern that the renewed fighting will hamper the ongoing peace process.
New Times, 15 November 2012
Rwanda has urged the Congolese army (FARDC) and the rebel force M23 to cease renewed hostility in eastern DRCand respect the peace resolutions tabled by the region through the… Read more »
Rwanda Govt, 15 November 2012
Rwanda today urged the Congolese army (FARDC) and M23 to stop fighting and respect the decisions of the ICGLR on cessation of hostilities in DRC. Read more »
News of Rwanda, 15 November 2012
Rwanda on Thursday evening urged the Congolese army (FARDC) and M23 rebels to stop fighting and respect the decisions of the regional security bloc ICGLR on cessation of… Read more »
Rebel groups in Kinshasa have killed more than 200 civilians during more than 70 rebel attacks on villages over a five-month period, according to a United Nations report. Read more »
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 »