UN Imposes Sanctions on Congo Rebel Groups

The United Nations has placed an arms embargo on two rebel groups for their role in war crimes that killed and displaced scores in the eastern part of the country.

Photo: HRW

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  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Young Congolese Men Fear Forced Recruitment, Flee to Uganda (press release)

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 24 December 2012

    Marc,* Philippe* and Georges* are all young, fit and male - ideal material for forced military recruitment. That's why the 20-year-olds fled their homes, like thousands of other ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Goma After M23

    The Independent, 23 December 2012

    Tourism and trade boom in a city threatened by war, volcanic eruptions: read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC Govt, M23 Talks Adjourned

    The New Times, 22 December 2012

    PRELIMINARY peace talks between the DRC government and the M23 rebels were adjourned yesterday without an agreement on the latter's request for a formal ceasefire. read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  UN Accuses Rebels of Rape, Execution

    UN News Service, 21 December 2012

    Newly documented human rights violations in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) include cases of arbitrary executions and rape - among other atrocities - by the 23 March ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  DRC Intervention - Sojourn of Ego?

    Financial Gazette, 19 December 2012

    IT is now confirmed that Zimbabwe will be sending troops to the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of a standby brigade for a peacekeeping mission. But the ... read more »

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