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Soldiers assigned to the Congolese Light Infantry Battalion march at double-time to their next training site at Camp Base in Kisangani, Congo
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Regional leaders urge immediate cease-fire in eastern Congo

Wtop 05 Feb 2023
Congo for months has accused Rwanda of supporting the M23 armed group — whose origins lie in the region’s ethnic fighting — and powerful voices in the West have openly agreed. Rwanda denies backing the M23, which is one of dozens operating in mineral-rich eastern Congo, and ...
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UN renews call for M23 rebels to withdraw from occupied areas in DR Congo

Xinhua 04 Feb 2023
3 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday renewed its call for the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels to withdraw from all occupied areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and requested the disarmament of all armed groups ... UN renews call for M23 rebels to withdraw from occupied areas in DR Congo.
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M23 rebels take control of Kitshanga in eastern DR Congo

Al Jazeera 01 Feb 2023
This piece has been updated to include a response from M23 spokesman Lawrence Kanyuka. The M23 rebels have seized the strategic town of Kitshanga in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after days of fierce fighting, drawing condemnation from the UN ... And that means that M23 now control the road from Kitshanga to Goma.”.
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Congolese rebel group displaces transgender people

Washington Blade 30 Jan 2023
M23 rebels in Congo’s North Kivu province have displaced a number of transgender people and left them even more vulnerable to persecution. M23 rebels last November approached Goma, the province’s capital city, and forced around 180,000 people to leave their homes ... M23 sprung from elements within the Congolese army in 2012.
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Govt, M23 Clashes Displace 90K People In Congo's North Kivu: UN

MENA FN 28 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - IANS) United Nations, Jan 28 (IANS) UN humanitarians report that recent clashes between Congolese forces and M23 rebels have displaced about 90,000 people, a UN spokesman said.The chief ... .
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DRC : Tshisekedi weighs his military options against M23

Africa Intelligence 27 Jan 2023
Tensions between Rwanda and the DRC reached a new level on 24 January. A Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) missile targeted one of the Sukhoi-25 jets of the Forces arm�es de la RDC (FARDC). Kinshasa denounced this as an "act of war", ....
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UN condemns M23 rebel offensive on DRC town as hundreds flee

The Daily Telegraph Australia 27 Jan 2023
Escalating violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is leaving more people internally displaced ....
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Gov't, M23 clashes displace 90,000 people in DRC's North Kivu: UN

Xinhua 27 Jan 2023
27 (Xinhua) -- UN humanitarians report that recent clashes between Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) forces and M23 rebels have displaced about 90,000 people, a UN spokesman said on Friday ... ■. Gov't, M23 clashes displace 90,000 people in DRC's North Kivu. UN. .
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Fresh clashes as M23 rebels make gains in east DR Congo

The Manila Times 27 Jan 2023
M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo clashed with soldiers and rival militias on Thursday (Friday in Manila), according to officials, who said the group's fighters had also cut a vital road in the turbulent region. The M23 has conquered swathes of territory in North Kivu province since last year and advanced towards its capital Goma.
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U.N. condemns M23 rebel offensive on Congo town, hundreds flee

Reuters 27 Jan 2023
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday condemned an offensive by M23 rebels in the east of the country that forced 450 people, including women and children, to seek refuge around its base in Kitshanga town.
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Congo-Kinshasa: M23 Leaves a Trail of Trauma in Eastern DR Congo

All Africa 24 Jan 2023
Displaced survivors and witnesses of atrocities at the hands of the armed group M23, which is fighting the army in eastern Congo, have told DW about their trauma as they seek to rebuild their lives ....
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How to Avoid False Narratives Around DR Congo's M23 Conflict

All Africa 24 Jan 2023
Brussels & Houten, the Netherlands -- Struggles over fact and meaning create real effects on the ground ....
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M23 rebel group leaves a trail of trauma in eastern Congo

Deutsche Welle 24 Jan 2023
Displaced survivors and witnesses of atrocities at the hands of the armed group M23, which is fighting the army in eastern Congo, have spoken with DW about their trauma as they seek to rebuild their lives ... .
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Fresh clashes erupt between M23 rebels, DR Congo forces

Anadolu Agency 24 Jan 2023
Heavy fighting erupted between government forces and M23 rebels on Tuesday morning in the eastern North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials and residents said ... In a statement on Tuesday, the M23 rebel group accused government forces of attacking its positions.

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