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M23 crisis flares again in North Kivu: context, dynamics and risks 

November 16, 2023

IPIS Briefing – November 2023 Past October, violence resurged in North Kivu province, as clashes intensified between the Movement of March 23 (M23) and various local militias, as well as the Congolese army (FARDC). An additional 200,000 people have been displaced last month, exacerbating the dire humanitarian situation in the province which already counted over 590,000 internally displaced persons


Why M23 is not your average rebel group

February 6, 2023

IPIS Briefing – January 2023 Ce briefing est également disponible en français The past year saw some major changes in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has been ravaged by armed groups for decades. One group in particular rose to the forefront, the Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23). The objectives of M23 are perched at the intersection of local, national and