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UN official urges African countries to ‘stop turning blind eye’ to suspected human rights violators



15 January 2014
– The United Nations human rights chief today urged African leaders attending a high-level meeting in Angola on the strife-torn Great Lakes Region to ensure that persons suspected of serious human rights violations do not continue to jump borders to escape justice.
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Rebels attack town in eastern DR Congo, UN reports



14 January 2014 – The United Nations today reported a new rebel attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the region continues to suffer from deadly violence even after the defeat of a major dissident group, the M23, over a month ago.
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VIDEO - Martin Kobler (MONUSCO) on DRC - Security Council Media Stakeout (14 January 2014)



14 Jan 2014
- Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of MONUSCO, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo, DRC).
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DR Congo peace efforts, regional framework at crucial juncture, UN officials stress



13 January 2014
– Efforts to attain peace and stability in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are at an important juncture, senior United Nations officials said today, calling on all parties in the region to fulfil their commitments to achieve lasting peace.
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MONUSCO Chief Martin Kobler answers questions from listeners on Radio Okapi




Kinshasa, 10 January 2014
– The Chief of MONUSCO, Martin Kobler, today took questions from the listeners on Radio Okapi, the UN-sponsored radio station in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The answers that he provided are contained in a 55 minute-audio element that you can access from this website.
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Martin Kobler, MONUSCO Chief, welcomes ICC decision on Congolese warlord


Kinshasa, 7 March 2014
: Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in the DRC, expressed his strong appreciation following the verdict rendered earlier today by the International Criminal Court which found former militia leader Germain Katanga guilty as an accessory to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, Mrs. Mary Robinson, on a visit to Bukavu, South Kivu, on Tuesday 8 April 2014, with the DSRSG in DRC for Rule of Law and Operations in the East, Abdallah Wafy (center) and Dr. Denis Mukwege of the Panzi hospital, known for the medical care and psychological support he provides to victims of sexual violence. Photo MONUSCO/Alain Likota
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