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Tutsi Rebel Leader Arrested - 23 Jan 2009
Tutsi Rebel Leader Arrested - 23 Jan 2009
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAUPP
November 22, 2008
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda salutes during a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda salutes in Rutshuru
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda salutes during a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 22, 2008. Tutsi rebels staged a rally in a captured eastern Congolese town on Saturday in a show of strength and defiance after an offensive against government forces over the past month. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAUPV
November 22, 2008
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda gives a speech during a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda speaks during a rally in Rutshuru
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda gives a speech during a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 22, 2008. Tutsi rebels staged a rally in a captured eastern Congolese town on Saturday in a show of strength and defiance after an offensive against government forces over the past month. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAUQQ
November 22, 2008
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda (R) gestures during a speech at a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda gestures at rally in Rutshuru
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda (R) gestures during a speech at a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 22, 2008. Tutsi rebels staged a rally in a captured eastern Congolese town on Saturday in a show of strength and defiance after an offensive against government forces over the past month. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAUPY
November 22, 2008
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda attends a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma in...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda attends a rally in Rutshuru
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda attends a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 22, 2008. Tutsi rebels staged a rally in a captured eastern Congolese town on Saturday in a show of strength and defiance after an offensive against government forces over the past month. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAUQH
November 22, 2008
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda (R) salutes during a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda salutes in Rutshuru
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda (R) salutes during a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 22, 2008. Tutsi rebels staged a rally in a captured eastern Congolese town on Saturday in a show of strength and defiance after an offensive against government forces over the past month. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXATY7
November 21, 2008
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda speaks to Reuters in Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in...
Kiwanja, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda speaks in Rutshuru
Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda speaks to Reuters in Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 21, 2008. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXANBV
November 16, 2008
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo (L) holds hands with Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda...
JNOMBA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Former Nigerian President Obasanjo holds hands with Congolese rebel leader Nkunda as they meet in the...
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo (L) holds hands with Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda as they meet in the village of Jnomba in eastern Congo, November 16, 2008. Obasanjo, a UN special envoy, met Nkunda to try to avert a wider regional war and end a humanitarian crisis. Battles between Nkunda's fighters and the army have uprooted some 250,000 people in Congo's North Kivu province, and Obasanjo is tasked by the United Nations with stopping a repeat of a 1998-2003 conflict that sucked in six African nations. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXANBW
November 16, 2008
A rebel soldier stands guard in front of a crowd which had gathered to see former Nigerian President...
JNOMBA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A rebel soldier stands guard in front of a crowd gathered to see former Nigerian President Obasanjo meet...
A rebel soldier stands guard in front of a crowd which had gathered to see former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo meet rebel leader Laurent Nkunda in the village of Jnomba in eastern Congo, November 16, 2008. Obasanjo, a UN special envoy, met Nkunda to try to avert a wider regional war and end a humanitarian crisis. Battles between Nkunda's fighters and the army have uprooted some 250,000 people in Congo's North Kivu province, and Obasanjo is tasked by the United Nations with stopping a repeat of a 1998-2003 conflict that sucked in six African nations. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXAQ5L
November 18, 2008
A government soldier sits with a beer outside a looted kiosk after a day of fighting in the village of...
KAYNA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A government soldier sits with a beer after a day of fighting in eastern Congo
A government soldier sits with a beer outside a looted kiosk after a day of fighting in the village of Kayna in eastern Congo, November 18, 2008. Rebels in east Democratic Republic of Congo announced a military pullback on Tuesday to support a U.N. peace initiative and the government sacked its armed forces chief following a string of defeats.Rebel leader Laurent Nkunda's National Congress for the Defence of the People (CNDP) said it was withdrawing its Tutsi fighters 40 km (25 miles) back from two fronts in North Kivu province to create zones separating them and government troops. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATC/
RTXAUQY
November 22, 2008
A crowd tries to get a glimpse of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda at a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A crowd tries to get a glimpse of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda at a rally in Rutshuru
A crowd tries to get a glimpse of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda at a rally in Rutshuru, 70 km (45 miles) north of Goma, November 22, 2008. Tutsi rebels staged a rally in a captured eastern Congolese town on Saturday in a show of strength and defiance after an offensive against government forces over the past month. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTR22CFG
December 07, 2008
DRC army soldiers (FARDC) jump start a truck near the front line with the National Congress for People's...
Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
DRC army soldiers (FARDC) jump start a truck near Goma
DRC army soldiers (FARDC) jump start a truck near the front line with the National Congress for People's Defense (CNDP) forces north of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo December 7, 2008. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTR2296T
December 04, 2008
Thousands of children wait for biscuits distribution at the Kibati camp for internally displaced people...
Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo
Thousands of children wait for biscuits distribution at the Kibati camp for internally displaced people...
Thousands of children wait for biscuits distribution at the Kibati camp for internally displaced people outside of the city of Goma, eastern DRC, December 4, 2008. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
WITNESS/CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTR228G4
December 04, 2008
Tailor Boniface Buhoro embraces his three-year-old son Sadiki on the floor of his tent as heavy shooting...
KIBATI, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
To match WITNESS/CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
Tailor Boniface Buhoro embraces his three-year-old son Sadiki on the floor of his tent as heavy shooting breaks out nearby at Kibati refugee camp in eastern Congo in this November 9, 2008 file photo. More than five million people have died, most from lack of access to food or basic health, during a decade of fighting and upheaval in Congo, according to aid agencies. This makes Congo's enduring conflict the deadliest since World War Two. To match WITNESS/CONGO-DEMOCRATIC REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly/Files (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/RIGHTS
RTXAXDO
November 24, 2008
A woman displaced by fighting waits in line for aid to be distributed at the village of Ntamugenga in...
NTAMUGENGA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A woman displaced by fighting waits in line for aid to be distributed in eastern Congo
A woman displaced by fighting waits in line for aid to be distributed at the village of Ntamugenga in eastern Congo, November 24, 2008. Civilians on both sides of the front lines in eastern Congo are being killed, raped and abducted by both Tutsi rebels and government troops despite a lull in fighting, human rights campaigners said on Monday. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO/
RTXAVZY
November 23, 2008
A prisoner with bound wrists pleads while being beaten by government soldiers just outside Goma in eastern...
Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A prisoner with bound wrists pleads while being beaten by government soldiers in eastern Congo
A prisoner with bound wrists pleads while being beaten by government soldiers just outside Goma in eastern Congo, November 23, 2008. Government troops hauled 26 men off a United Nations transport convoy near the front line on Sunday, accusing them of being a mixture of rebels and traditional Mai-Mai fighters, both of whom the Congolese army have fought running battles against during the past month. The army produced weapons they said belonged to the captives and accused the U.N. of collaborating with the rebels. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC-CHILDREN
RTXAVJ8
November 23, 2008
Boys displaced by war walk together at the Don Bosco center in Goma in eastern Congo, November 23, 2008....
Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Boys displaced by war walk together in eastern Congo
Boys displaced by war walk together at the Don Bosco center in Goma in eastern Congo, November 23, 2008. Fighting in eastern Congo has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians in recent weeks, with 1,519 people sheltering in the Don Bosco school compound. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/CHILDREN
RTXASUO
November 20, 2008
A child suffering from cholera lies in a bed at the Don Bosco center in Goma in eastern Congo, November...
Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A child suffering from cholera lies in a bed in eastern Congo
A child suffering from cholera lies in a bed at the Don Bosco center in Goma in eastern Congo, November 20, 2008. Fighting in eastern Congo has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians in recent weeks, with 386 familes taking shelter in the Don Bosco school compound. There are currently 43 cholera cases among the total of 1,519 people seeking refuge at the school. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/CHILDREN
RTXASUH
November 20, 2008
Children who have been abandoned or orphaned by war eat dinner at the Don Bosco center in Goma in eastern...
Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Children who have been abandoned or orphaned by war eat dinner in eastern Congo
Children who have been abandoned or orphaned by war eat dinner at the Don Bosco center in Goma in eastern Congo, November 20, 2008. Fighting in eastern Congo has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians in recent weeks, with 1,519 people taking shelter in the Don Bosco school compound. There are 89 children with no parents among them. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAQ5P
November 18, 2008
Government soldiers transport looted goods on a wooden bicycle after a day of fighting in the village...
KAYNA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Government soldiers transport looted goods in eastern Congo
Government soldiers transport looted goods on a wooden bicycle after a day of fighting in the village of Kayna in eastern Congo, November 18, 2008. Demoralised Congolese government troops, retreating before eastern rebels, clashed on Tuesday with their own local militia allies who tried to make them stand and fight after the armed forces chief was replaced. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXAOZ3
November 17, 2008
Government troops ride a vehicle while leaving the town of Kanyabayonga in eastern Congo, November 17,...
Kanyabayonga, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Government troops ride a vehicle while leaving the town of Kanyabayonga in eastern Congo
Government troops ride a vehicle while leaving the town of Kanyabayonga in eastern Congo, November 17, 2008. Tutsi rebels in eastern Congo have overrun a government army base, advancing despite their leader's pledge to respect a ceasefire and engage in U.N.-backed peace talks, witnesses said on Monday. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAQ5O
November 18, 2008
A government soldier walks through the looted village of Kayna after a day of fighting in eastern Congo,...
KAYNA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A government soldier walks through the looted village of Kayna after a day of fighting in eastern Congo...
A government soldier walks through the looted village of Kayna after a day of fighting in eastern Congo, November 18, 2008. Demoralised Congolese government troops, retreating before eastern rebels, clashed on Tuesday with their own local militia allies who tried to make them stand and fight after the armed forces chief was replaced. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXANQ1
November 16, 2008
A rebel soldier stands guard in front of a crowd that had gathered to see former Nigerian President Olusegun...
JNOMBA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A rebel soldier stands guard in front of a crowd gathered to see former Nigerian President Obasanjo meeting...
A rebel soldier stands guard in front of a crowd that had gathered to see former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo meeting rebel leader Laurent Nkunda in the village of Jnomba in eastern Congo, November 16, 2008. Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda agreed on Sunday to support a U.N. peace plan for eastern Congo, including a body to oversee a ceasefire, but fighting between the army and rebels raged on in one zone. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXAISY
November 12, 2008
Raindrops cling to the fingertips of a dead Congolese government soldier lying on the road at the frontline...
KIBATI, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Raindrops cling to the fingertips of a deadCongolese government soldier lies on the road at the frontline...
Raindrops cling to the fingertips of a dead Congolese government soldier lying on the road at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. Two soldiers, both shot through the head, were killed in a sharp exchange of artillery, mortar, rocket and machine gun fire late on Tuesday a few kilometres from a refugee camp at Kibati sheltering 80,000 civilians displaced by violence. This is the tense frontline in the simmering war in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, where Tutsi rebels and government troops face each other just 200 metres apart from positions in the verdant bush and fields. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAK42
November 13, 2008
Severely malnourished Sadiki Basilaki, 9, receives a mug of milk at a catholic mission feeding center...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Severely malnourished Sadiki Basilaki receives milk in eastern Congo
Severely malnourished Sadiki Basilaki, 9, receives a mug of milk at a catholic mission feeding center in Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. Malnutrition rates in Rutshuru, which has seen weeks of fighting between government soldiers and dissident Tutsi general Laurent Nkunda's rebels, are almost double emergency thresholds and aid workers are battling insecurity to deliver rations. The latest wave of fighting has worsened a humanitarian disaster that began in the 1990s. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAK48
November 13, 2008
A severely malnourished infant hangs limp from her mother's back at a catholic mission feeding center...
Rutshuru, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
A severely malnourished infant hangs limp from her mother's back in eastern Congo
A severely malnourished infant hangs limp from her mother's back at a catholic mission feeding center in rebel-held Rutshuru, 70kms (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 13, 2008. Malnutrition rates in Rutshuru, which has seen weeks of fighting between government soldiers and dissident Tutsi general Laurent Nkunda's rebels, are almost double emergency thresholds and aid workers are battling insecurity to deliver rations. The latest wave of fighting has worsened a humanitarian disaster that began in the 1990s. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXAISU
November 12, 2008
Congolese government soldiers sit in the rain at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern...
KIBATI, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese government soldiers sit in the rain at the frontline in eastern Congo
Congolese government soldiers sit in the rain at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. Two government soldiers, both shot through the head, were killed in a sharp exchange of artillery, mortar, rocket and machine gun fire late on Tuesday a few kilometres from a refugee camp at Kibati sheltering 80,000 civilians displaced by violence. This is the tense frontline in the simmering war in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, where Tutsi rebels and government troops face each other just 200 metres apart from positions in the verdant bush and fields. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXAIQ8
November 12, 2008
The coffin of eight-month old Alexandrine Kabitsebangumi, who died from cholera, is lowered into a grave...
KIBATI, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
The coffin of eight-month old Alexandrine Kabitsebangumi is lowered into a grave in eastern Congo
The coffin of eight-month old Alexandrine Kabitsebangumi, who died from cholera, is lowered into a grave in a banana grove at Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. Recent fighting has contributed to a heightened risk of cholera, with poor sanitation, lack of clean water, the constant movement of people into squalid and crowded camps. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC
RTXAIPS
November 12, 2008
Congolese government soldiers sit in the rain at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern...
KIBATI, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese government soldiers sit in the rain at the frontline near Kibati
Congolese government soldiers sit in the rain at the frontline near Kibati, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 12, 2008. Two government soldiers, both shot through the head, were killed in a sharp exchange of artillery, mortar, rocket and machine gun fire late on Tuesday a few kilometres (miles) from a refugee camp at Kibati sheltering 80,000 civilians displaced by violence. This is the tense frontline in the simmering war in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, where Tutsi rebels and government troops face each other just 200 metres (yards) apart from positions in the verdant bush and fields. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAHU1
November 11, 2008
Domitra Mbonigaba N'Bahunde, 53, who fears her sons are dead, stands in a refugee camp in Kiwanja, 70km...
Kiwanja, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Domitra Mbonigaba N'Bahunde who fears her sons are dead stands in a refugee camp in eastern Goma
Domitra Mbonigaba N'Bahunde, 53, who fears her sons are dead, stands in a refugee camp in Kiwanja, 70km (50 miles) north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. N'Bahunde believes her sons, aged 20 and 23, may have been killed last week when rebels captured Kiwanja and dozens of young males of fighting age were found shot dead in their homes. Weeks of violence have forced more than 250,000 people from homes or ramshackle camps where they had taken shelter, bringing to over 1 million the number of internal refugees from years of fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
RTXAHT6
November 11, 2008
A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma...
Goma, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes north of Goma in eastern Congo
A Congolese government soldier wearing a wig smokes by the roadside near the front line, north of Goma in eastern Congo, November 11, 2008. Weeks of violence have forced more than 250,000 people from homes or ramshackle camps where they had taken shelter, bringing to over 1 million the number of internal refugees from years of fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/FIGHTING
RTXA1I1
October 29, 2008
Refugees flee with their belongings from the city of Kibati to Goma October 29, 2008. Rebels advanced...
KIBATI, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Refugees flee with their belongings from the city of Kibati to Goma
Refugees flee with their belongings from the city of Kibati to Goma October 29, 2008. Rebels advanced on the eastern Congolese city of Goma on Wednesday, scattering civilians and soldiers and threatening to overwhelm a 17,000-strong U.N. force trying to halt a return to all-out war. REUTERS/Sarah Elliott (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
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