A French court opened trial against former Rwandan intelligence chief Pascal Simbikangwa in the country's first trial of a suspect in the 1994 Rwanda genocide.
Following defeat of the M23 rebels in the war-torn east, the DRC is touting an imminent mineral boom in southern Katanga—despite a spreading separatist insurgency.
New York area Congolese protested a panel on Syria that Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel shared with Rwandan President Paul Kagame—who they accuse of massive war crimes.
The DRC charges that Rwanda's government used its M23 proxy rebel force to shell its own territory—as a provocation to justify a direct military intervention in eastern Congo.
Human Rights Watch reports that the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo is still receiving assistance from Rwanda despite continued human rights abuses.
The UN Security Council unanimously approved the first-ever “offensive” UN peacekeeping brigade to battle rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Congolese war crimes suspect Gen. Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself to a US embassy in Rwanda and requested extradition to the International Criminal Court .
Anti-Rwanda protests were held across the Democratic Republic of Congo after Rwanda-backed rebels took the eastern city of Goma. UN “peacekeepers” failed to defend the city.
A US appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against Rwandan President Paul Kagame alleging he ordered the 1994 killings of the former presidents of Rwanda and Burundi.
The International Criminal Court received requests to investigate Rwandan President Paul Kagame for backing armed rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).