UN Calls on Congo Rebels to Leave Goma

As the Security Council demanded that rebels of the M23 group pull out of the eastern DR Congo city of Goma and Uganda attempted to mediate between Rwanda and the DR Congo, the lobby group Human Rights Watch called on the United States to put pressure on Rwanda to stop backing the rebels.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   The Fall of Goma

    African Arguments, 21 November 2012

    When the provincial capital of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fell to rebel forces yesterday, the rapidity of the rebel advance was shocking, but the fait… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   U.S. Should Urge Rwanda to End M23 Support - Human Rights Watch

    HRW, 20 November 2012

    The United States government should publicly support sanctions against Rwandan officials backing the armed group M23, which has been responsible for widespread war crimes in… Read more »


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