A soldier of the Mai Mai militia rests in Kirotshe, some 30 kms south-west of Goma, Thursday Nov. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

UN Security Council Slaps Sanctions On Congo Rebel Groups

The United Nations Security Council has imposed tough sanctions on Congo’s M23 rebel group along with a Rwanda-backed rebel group FDLR. The sanctions will mean that both groups leaders’ assets will be frozen and that their leaders will be barred from traveling. M23 was accused by the UN of killing civilians en masse, forcing young […]