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Rebels who took Goma, DR Congo’s second-largest city, have sent mixed messages about withdrawal. Some residents say security improved after the rebels claimed the city.
The war continues to expand in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with rebels vowing to extend the gains they’ve made in the east of the country as more civilians are forced to flee their homes.
M23 rebels have taken over a key city in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dr. Dennis Mukwege recently spoke out at the United Nations General Assembly about the prevalence of rape in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
Another leaked UN report claims Rwanda is not only helping Congolese rebels, it is running them.
Rwanda is supplying up to 300 Rwandan recruits and funneling arms and ammunition across the border to the Democratic Republic of Congo to bolster a rebellion that began in March.
Renewed fighting between the Congolese army and rebels has erupted in mountainous eastern Congo, creating a new flood of civilian refugees.