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Germany Jails Rwandan Rebels For War Atrocities

A German court has sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders for masterminding attacks on civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni were accused of ordering militias to commit mass murder and rape between 2008 and 2009. The trial took place under a law that allows the prosecution of foreigners for crimes […]

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Suspected Rebel Raid on DRC Army Camp Leaves 8 Dead

DRC map, North Kivu province Reuters September 25, 2015 3:08 PM KINSHASA, D.R.C.—At least eight people were killed late Thursday in an attack on an army camp in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo that local sources blamed on Rwandan Hutu rebels targeted by a Congolese army operation. Gunmen raided the camp in the village […]

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ICGLR to consider report on alleged presence of FDLR in Burundi

From Rwanda’s New Times By: JAMES KARUHANGA A verification report by the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism (EJVM) on the alleged presence of the FDLR in Burundi was on Thursday presented to the 12-member regional grouping for deliberation. The FDLR is a genocidal militia comprising of remnants responsible for the 1994 […]

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