July 24, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported on Monday that the rebel group 23 March Movement (M23) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is receiving assistance from Rwanda despite continued human rights abuses by the M23, including rape, executions and forced recruitment of young boys. HRW based ...[read more]
May 9, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) troops committed numerous war crimes, including rape and murder, as they retreated from an advance by the 23 March Movement (M23) rebels last November, according to a UN report released Wednesday. The report claims Congolese military troops raped at least 97 ...[read more]
February 5, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Human Rights Watch (HRW) released report on Tuesday detailing numerous war crimes committed by the rebel group 23 March Movement (M23) and Congolese military forces during M23's occupation of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last year. M23 officially withdrew from Goma on ...[read more]
December 19, 2012
by Max Slater
A UN probe into human rights violations in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) found on Tuesday that at least 126 people were raped and at least two civilians were killed during recent violence in the region. The probe focused on alleged human rights violations that occurred between ...[read more]
November 20, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed concern Tuesday for the civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who are caught in continued fighting between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the 23 March Movement (M23). Pillay stated ...[read more]
November 18, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
In an emergency meeting on Saturday, the UN Security Council condemned a series of guerrilla attacks by M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This came after the most recent attack by the group in the eastern region of the DRC as they advance to Goma. The Security Council ...[read more]
September 11, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The M23 movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been responsible for numerous war crimes including summary executions, rapes and forced recruitment, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Tuesday. HRW based its findings on interviews with 190 victims, family members, witnesses and ...[read more]
August 3, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
The UN Security Council on Thursday reiterated their condemnation of a group of renegade soldiers attempting to destabilize the Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) known as the 23 March Movement (M23). In addition, the Security Council called on all foreign entities to ...[read more]
June 27, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Rwandan government has helped to create armed groups including M23, which has been conducting a mutiny in North Kivu Province under the leadership of a particularly notorious group of human rights violators, and supplied them with weapons, armor and recruits including children, the Foreign ...[read more]
June 19, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed concern on Tuesday about the safety of the civilians in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The armed conflict between the government and the M23 movement, which has been conducting a mutiny in North Kivu ...[read more]

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