DR Congo: M23 Rebels Claim Goma


Rebels with the 23 March Movement (M23) have seized the city of Goma, an eastern provincial capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, after days of clashes with UN and national army forces that displaced an estimated 60,000 citizens.
  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Rebels Seize Goma

    allAfrica.com, 20 November 2012

    Rebels of the M23 group seized part of the regional capital of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, reports Radio Okapi. read more »

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  • Congo-Kinshasa:  M23 Rebels Take Eastern City

    UN News Service, 20 November 2012

    Rebel fighters with the 23 March Movement (M23) have entered the city of Goma, a provincial capital in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has suffered mass ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Goma - Avoiding a New Regional War

    International Crisis Group, 20 November 2012

    The east Congolese city of Goma and its key airport have reportedly fallen after heavy fighting to the M23 rebel group. Regional and international actors must now prevent this ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN Worries Over Rights, Aid Issues in East

    UN News Service, 20 November 2012

    Amidst growing concerns over the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the area, a United Nations senior official today expressed concern over reported human rights violations ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Civilians Caught in Crossfire As M23 Rebels Take Goma

    Global Witness, 20 November 2012

    Global Witness today expressed grave concern at the worsening humanitarian situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo caused by fighting between M23 rebels and the Congolese ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  DRC Directs Fire At Rwanda As M23 Closes in On Goma

    The New Times, 20 November 2012

    The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FRADC) yesterday directed fire towards Rwandan territory, killing two and injuring several others in Rubavu district. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC Government Is Its Worst Enemy

    The New Times, 20 November 2012

    Last week fighting broke out again in eastern DR Congo and all indications are that the government army (FARDC) has got a real bloody nose. As has now become customary, the FARDC ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC Soldiers Shell Rwandan Territory

    Rwanda Focus, 19 November 2012

    Three people were yesterday reportedly wounded after soldiers of the Democratic Republic of Congo fired heavy weapons rounds into Rwandan territory. read more »

  • East Africa:  DR Congo Stray Bullets Injure Rwandans

    The New Times, 16 November 2012

    Kibonke Bacuruwiha, one of the victims who were accidentally shot by stray bullets on Rwandan territory as a result of the renewed fighting on the Congolese side of the border, has ... read more »

Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (file photo).

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