Congo Countdown: M23 Won’t Back Down

of 1312Photo
  • Congo UN
  • M23 ceasefire
  • Bosco Ntaganda
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • M23 Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • M23 DRC
  • M23 DRC
  • M23 DRC
  • DRC M23
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • United Nations DRC

Regional Backing

The M23 are rumored to be backed by neighboring nations Rwanda and Uganda, although both states deny such accounts. Many of the M23 soldiers hail from Rwanda’s minority Tutsi ethnic group, which was persecuted during the country’s 1994 genocide. (Photo: DAI KUROKAWA /LANDOV/EPA)

More Photo Galleries