Fears of revenge attacks on alleged M23 collaborators in eastern DRC

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M23 rebels retreating from their last base

Fears of revenge attacks on alleged M23 collaborators in eastern DRC


RUTSHURU, 6 November 2013 (IRIN) - Authorities and aid groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are calling on residents to live in harmony amid reported threats against alleged collaborators of the defeated M23 rebel group.

“The challenge we are facing at the moment is to get people to understand that their neighbours who worked with the rebels may have been forced into doing so, or were trying to get jobs. As I have just been [in office for five days] I think they will finally...


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