As reported by the U.N. agency MONUSCO " The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) is the largest illegal foreign armed group operating in the DR Congo. While there is currently a growing number of Congolese among their ranks, the group is primarily formed from members of the Rwandan government and army ousted in 1994 as well as Rwandan refugees. Its public purpose is to use military pressure to open "inter-Rwandan dialogue" with the current Rwandan government, but its covert purpose appears to be to overthrow the Rwandan government. The FDLR currently operates in eastern DR Congo and Katanga province. Its current strength is estimated to be 2000 combatants. It can be recalled that in 2009, a joint operation was mounted against the FDLR by FARDC, the Rwandan Army (RDF), and MONUSCO." The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda is the primary Hutu rebel group who are opposed to Tutsi rule and influence in the…
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR)
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