DR Congo Rebels Conditionally Agree to Withdraw


The M23 rebel group has reportedly agreed to a regional peace plan to exit strategic eastern towns, but only if the president meets their demands.
  • Congo-Kinshasa:  M23 Rebels Agree to Withdraw From Goma

    The New Times, 27 November 2012

    THE chief military commander of the M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo said yesterday his group was ready to withdraw from Goma, the country's main eastern city. read more »

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  • Congo-Kinshasa:  M23 Agree to Withdraw From Goma, Sake

    The New Times, 27 November 2012

    The M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have agreed to a regional peace plan that requires them to withdraw from the strategic eastern towns of Goma and Sake, a ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC Rebels Refuse to Vacate Mineral-Rich Goma

    East African Business Week, 27 November 2012

    The M23 rebels who on Tuesday last week captured Goma, the Eastern Provincial capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the border with Rwanda say they will not vacate ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Defining Peacekeeping Downward - the UN Debacle in Eastern Congo

    The New Times, 27 November 2012

    At 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, one of the few tanks belonging to the M23 rebels of eastern Congo fired a single shell into the international airport on the outskirts of Goma, the ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UK, US Should Help End World's Worst War

    African Arguments, 27 November 2012

    Africa is covered in epithets, like graffiti. It has been labelled dark, lost, hopeless. But generalisations about Africa are dangerous. The only certainty is its size: it could ... read more »

  • Africa:  Conflict in the DRC - Can Africa Learn From Its Most Devastating Mistake?

    Daily Maverick, 27 November 2012

    Once again, a toxic mix of factors is exploding into violence and rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Last time this happened – and it wasn’t so long ago ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Could Rwanda's Alleged Support for M23 Backfire?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 26 November 2012

    Rwanda's President Kagame might have the most to gain from M23's successes in the eastern DRC, but he may also have the most to lose. read more »

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M23 rebels in DR Congo: Their conditions for withdrawal includes the release of political prisoners and dissolution of the electoral commission.

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