M23 Rebels Begin Withdrawal from DRC's Goma

After initially setting conditions for withdrawing from the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma, M23 rebels have begun pulling out.
  • Rwanda:  M23 Rebels Start Vacating Goma

    News of Rwanda, 29 November 2012

    Residents of Goma have a sigh of relief as rebels of the M23 start to move out of the Goma town, which they had captured two weeks ago, taking control of the most resourceful towns ... read more »

Congolese Red Cross team collecting dead bodies drive through rebel-held Goma.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC M 23 Rebels Begin Pulling Out of Goma

    Cameroon Tribune, 28 November 2012

    The UN yesterday November 28 confirmed that rebels had begun pulling out of Goma. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Security Council Extends Sanctions On DR Congo Rebels, Condemns Latest Attacks By M23

    UN News Service, 28 November 2012

    The Security Council today extended the arms embargo and other sanctions imposed against armed rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), while expressing its ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Kabila in a Catch-22 With M23

    African Arguments, 28 November 2012

    As reported last week, the DRC's Eastern city of Goma fell on Tuesday November 20th. The next day M23 took Sake, 25 km to the west. Many people now expected this to be the first ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Carson Pushes for Cease-Fire in DRC

    United States Department of State, 28 November 2012

    The Obama administration's top envoy to Africa is working with leaders in the Great Lakes region and with French and German diplomats to push for a cease-fire in the Democratic ... read more »