United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2013
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Considered an overview, this piece combines a wide range of events, observations, and consequent thoughts on the current situation in the eastern DRC. Focussing on M23 rebels, DRC government, and the UN mission it will also take into account main other dynamics and actors. An accumulation of events I...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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The Kinshasa government has suspended a dozen senior military officers and is interrogating suspects in connection with a mass rape incident in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The UN said 126 women were raped in Minova in November after Congolese army troops fled to the town as so-called M23 re...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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This article was co-written by Christine Garcia. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has struggled to uphold the human rights of its citizens since the establishment of Belgium’s colonial authority in 1870. More than 5.8 million Congolese have died from conflict-related causes from 1998 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 19th, 2013
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By RDPC Since 1996, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the scene of deadly clashes between different factions. There are many consequences: lack of state threats on the inviolability of national borders, destabilizing the Kivus, insecurity, war crimes and crimes against humanity, sexual violen...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2012
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UNITED Nations helicopters have fired on rebel positions in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after new clashes broke out between rebel fighters and loyalist troops, officials say. The second such UN action against rebels came in response to a rebel offensive “against the civilian population...
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In Central Africa
May 10th, 2012
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Kinshasa – The UN has started repatriating about 81 000 refugees to the Democratic Republic of Congo from neighbouring Congo-Brazzaville, the world body announced on Thursday. The repatriation process “began on 05 May with a first test convoy of 79 refugees who left Betou” in northe...