|DR Congo Delays Results of December Election
VOA News - January 6, 2019
|DR Congo officials say they are delaying the announcement of the results of its presidential election until some time later this week. Corneille Nangaa, head of the country’s electoral commission (CENI), said, “It is not possible to publish the results on Sunday. We are making progress, but we do not have everything yet.”
|Rwanda 'recruiting for M23 rebels'
BBC News - July 31, 2013
|Four Rwandans have told the BBC the army forcibly recruited them to fight for the M23 rebel group in neighbouring eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The four said they were seeking asylum in Uganda after fleeing the fighting.
|DR Congo Will Not Negotiate With M23 Rebels, Government Says
Congo News Agency - November 19, 2012
|M23 rebels claimed on Monday they were retreating from the outskirts of the eastern Congo city of Goma to give negotiations a chance after issuing a 24-hour ultimatum to the government. The government did not waste any time to respond. The Congolese government said on Monday it will not negotiate with the M23 rebels.
|M23 Rebels Committing War Crimes
Human Rights Watch - September 11, 2012
|Rwandan officials may be complicit in war crimes through their continued military assistance to M23 forces, Human Rights Watch said. The Rwandan army has deployed its troops to eastern Congo to directly support the M23 rebels in military operations.
|Kagame Is A Problem for The U.S. and The U.K.
Congo News Agency - June 23, 2012
|Rights groups are increasingly appalled at the support Mr. Kagame has continued to receive from those who claim to be the leading defenders of human rights around the world, while at the same time providing support and cover for a man many consider a dictator involved in war crimes across the border in eastern Congo.
|US blocking UN report on Ntaganda rebels, Human Rights Watch says
BBC News - June 21, 2012
|The US is covering up information about rebels led by a man wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court, Human Rights Watch has said. The global watchdog says Washington is blocking publication of a UN inquiry into rebels led by Bosco Ntaganda in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
|Congo Government Says Bosco Ntaganda Rebels Trained in Rwanda
Congo News Agency - June 10, 2012
|The Congolese government has confirmed reports by the United Nations mission in DR Congo and Human Rights Watch that former rebels led by wanted war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda have received reinforcements from Rwanda.
|Rwanda Should Stop Aiding War Crimes Suspect Bosco Ntaganda: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch - June 4, 2012
|Rwandan military officials have been arming and supporting the mutiny in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo of Gen. Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court. Rwandan military officials have allowed Ntaganda to enter Rwanda and supplied him with new recruits, weapons, and ammunition.
|Case of UN Employee Caught Smuggling Minerals Not Unique
Congo News Agency - August 25, 2011
|A judge in North Kivu province sentenced a UN driver and his accomplice on Wednesday to three years in prison and a US$ 25,000 fine for trying to smuggle minerals to Rwanda. There have been other cases of UN peacekeepers involved in gold smuggling and even accused of providing weapons to rebels in eastern Congo.
|Rights Groups: Strengthen Civilian Protection Before Elections
Human Rights Watch - June 9, 2011
|The United Nations Security Council should ensure that the UN mission in Congo has adequate and appropriate resources to protect civilians from attacks by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and to avert election-related violence, a coalition of 47 international and Congolese organizations said today.