|No 'Peace Deal' With Defeated M23 Rebels, DR Congo Says
Congo News Agency - November 11, 2013
|The signing of a document that was supposed to mark the end of peace talks between DR Congo’s government and the defeated M23 rebels was postponed indefinitely on Monday in Entebbe, Uganda, over a disagreement on its wording and title.
|Congo Will Not Sign a 'Peace Deal' With Defeated M23 Rebels, Government Says
Congo News Agency - November 6, 2013
|The Congolese government says it will not sign a “peace deal” with the M23 rebels now that they have been defeated. Information Minister and government spokesman Lambert Mende told reporters during a news conference in Kinshasa on Tuesday that there will only be a “statement.”
|M23 Arrests 110 People Accusing Rebels of Looting At Rally
Robert Esaki - July 27, 2013
|In what looks like increasing acts of desperation and paranoia, the M23 rebels ordered people to attend a rally in Rutshuru, but what should have been a pro-rebel rally turned instead into a protest when people accused the rebels of looting, among other abuses.
|DR Congo Asks Rwanda to Turn Over M23 Rebel Leaders
Congo News Agency - July 26, 2013
|DR Congo’s government said on Friday it has sent three international arrest warrants to Rwanda against former M23 rebel leader Jean-Marie Runiga and commanders Baudouin Ngaruye, Eric Badege and Innocent Zimurinda.
|M23 Rebels Kill, Rape Civilians in Eastern Congo: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch - July 22, 2013
|M23 rebels have summarily executed at least 44 people and raped at least 61 women and girls since March 2013 in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Local residents and rebel deserters reported recent forced recruitment of men and boys by the M23 in both Rwanda and Congo.
|Warlord Bosco Ntaganda Turns Himself In at US Embassy in Rwanda
Congo News Agency - March 18, 2013
|The US said on Monday that warlord Bosco Ntaganda has turned himself in at its embassy in Kigali and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he is wanted on seven counts of war crimes and three counts of crimes against humanity.
|U.S. Sanctions M23 Rebel Leaders
U.S. Department of the Treasury - December 18, 2012
|Baudoin Ngaruye and Innocent Kaina are being designated for their involvement in the recruitment and use of child soldiers in the conflict in the DRC and for being leaders of a group that is impeding the disarmament, repatriation, or resettlement of combatants.
|UN Security Council Condemns Latest M23 Attacks, Extends Sanctions on Rebels
UN News Centre - November 28, 2012
|The Security Council extended the arms embargo and other sanctions imposed against armed rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, while expressing its intention to consider additional targeted sanctions against the leadership of the M23, the rebel fighters that recently occupied the eastern provincial capital of Goma.
|The M23 Rebels Want to Overthrow Kabila? Nonsense
Congo News Agency - November 28, 2012
|The M23 rebels say they want to “liberate” DR Congo. They say they will take their fight thousands of miles westward to the capital Kinshasa if necessary. The M23 want to overthrow Kabila? Nonsense. It could be argued that Rwanda and Uganda have never had, and will likely never have, a better friend in power in Kinshasa than Mr. Kabila.
|U.S. Treasury Department Sanctions M23 Rebel Leader
U.S. Department of the Treasury - November 13, 2012
|"Sultani Makenga is responsible for extensive atrocities against the population in the DRC, including the recruitment of child soldiers, and campaigns of violence against civilians," said Adam J. Szubin, the Director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control.