M23: Four things you should know about the rebel group’s campaign in Rwanda-DRC conflict

Article by Dr Delphin Ntanyoma in The Conversation
M23 troops in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
M23 troops
Al Jazeera English - Flickr: M23 troops Bunagana

In this interview with The Conversation, Dr Delphin Ntanyoma, recent PhD graduate and visiting researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies sets out the four things you should know about the M23 rebel insurgency in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a movement which is threatening regional stability.

Fighting between the Democratic Republic of Congo’s national army and the rebel group M23 has displaced thousands of people in the eastern border city of Goma. Formed 10 years ago, the Rwanda-backed Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23) soon made its first mark when it briefly occupied Goma, a city of 1 million today. An African-led effort resulted in a ceasefire and M23’s demobilisation – until the resumption of hostilities in 2021.

Read the full article on The Conversation's website - M23: Four things you should know about the rebel group's campaign in Rwanda-DRC conflict

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