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DR Congo: Rebels Were Recruited to Crush Protests.

Senior security force officers in the Democratic Republic of Congo mobilized at least 200 and likely many more former M23 rebel fighters from neighboring Uganda and Rwanda to protect President Joseph Kabila and quash anti-Kabila protests in December 2016. – Senior security force officers in the Democratic Republic of ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

DR Congo government recruited rebels for deadly crackdown on protests.

Human Rights Watch said President Joseph Kabila's regime had drafted in fighters previously active in the M23 rebel group from Uganda and Rwanda to suppress the December 2016 demonstrations, which erupted when he refused to step down at the end of his term in power

- Daily Monitor - UG

RD Congo : Des rebelles ont été recrutés pour réprimer les manifestations.

Au moins 62 personnes ont été tuées en décembre 2016 pendant les manifestations à travers le pays lorsque Kabila a refusé de quitter ses fonctions à l'issue de ses deux mandats autorisés par la Constitution. – Des officiers supérieurs des forces de sécurité en République démocratique du Congo ont mobilisé ...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

DR Congo: Rebels Were Recruited to Crush Protests.

Senior security force officers in the Democratic Republic of Congo mobilized at least 200 and likely many more former M23 rebel fighters from neighboring Uganda and Rwanda to protect President Joseph Kabila and quash anti-Kabila protests in December 2016. – Senior security force officers in the Democratic Republic of ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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