[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] expressed concern [press release] Tuesday for the civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] who are caught in continued fighting between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the 23 March Movement (M23). Pillay stated that M23, advancing through the DRC, has recently committed many human rights violations, including wounding and abducting civilians, looting and destroying property and...

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