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Rift Valley Institute

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RVI’s Usalama Project report on 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, PARECO: Land, Local Strongmen and the Roots of Militia Politics in North Kivu describes the origins and activities of this mainly Hutu coalition. A French edition of the report is now available on the RVI website as well as print-on-demand editions of both.

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