Strongman of the eastern DRC: A profile of General Bosco Ntaganda
This Usalama Project Briefing presents a profile of one of the M23’s most important commanders, General Bosco Ntaganda. Despite his indictment by the International Criminal Court on charges... MORE >
UPC in Ituri: The External Militarization of Local Politics in North-eastern Congo
This report by Henning Tamm examines the convergence of factors that helped create and then broke apart the Union des patriotes congolais (UPC, Union of Congolese Patriots), one of Ituri’s... MORE >
Ituri: Gold, Land, and Ethnicity in North-eastern Congo
This Usalama report by Dan Fahey sets out the background to the years of conflict in Ituri district of the north-eastern DRC. The particularly vicious nature of war in Ituri––including... MORE >
PARECO: Questions Foncières, Hommes Forts Locaux, et Politique de Milice au Nord-Kivu
Ce rapport du Projet Usalama traite des origines et activités de la PARECO, la Coalition des patriotes congolais résistants, une faction qui a surgit de griefs locales au sujet de questions... MORE >
PARECO
On 23 January 2013, RVI published the third Usalama report on the armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Written by Usalama Project Director, Jason Stearns,... MORE >
PARECO
This report is an account of the origins and activities of PARECO, the Coalition des patriotes congolais résistants, a faction that emerged from local grievances over land and grew strong... MORE >
M23 and the Challenges to Peace in the Eastern DRC
On 17 December 2012, Jason Stearns, director of the RVI Usalama Project, discussed the capture of Goma by the M23 rebel group and the escalation of violence in the eastern Democratic... MORE >
Le commandant opérationnel du M23
Ce briefing du Projet Usalama présente une biographie concise du commandant en chef du M23, Sultani Makenga. Il décrit son ascension dans les rangs, son adhésion précédente au Rassemblement... MORE >
M23's operational commander: A profile of Sultani Emmanuel Makenga
This Usalama Project briefing presents a concise biography of the M23's senior commander, Sultani Makenga, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It describes his rise... MORE >
Du CNDP au M23
Le premier rapport explore les racines de la dernière rébellion dans l'est de la RDC. Il discute également les implications de la rébellion pour le Rwanda et l'Ouganda, qui ont été accusés... MORE >

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