According to the U. National Counterterrorism Center, the FDLR is believed to be responsible for about a dozen terrorist attacks committed in Gerard Prunier presents a different picture to the ICG's assessment. They were the ones that fought around Pepa , Moba , and Pweto in late
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Jump to navigation. The active and illegal foreign armed groups operating on the soil of the DR Congo include the following:. 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 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.
Its current strength is estimated to be combatants. Most of its members are Islamists who want to establish Shari'a law in Uganda. The ADF was formed around by a merger of various streams of discontented sectors of Ugandan society which felt alienated after the overthrow of Idi Amin.
The group appears to be receiving external funding from unknown sources. The ADF currently number approximately combatants but the high level of secrecy in the organization and its compartmentalized structure make it difficult to ascertain its overall strength. The group was formed primarily by individuals from the Acholi tribe in Northern Uganda. This was in September While most of the FNL integrated into the national Burundian army after the elections in mid the remnants restarted rebel activities.
They later started infiltrating the Ruzizi plains and Lake Tanganyika and crossed into South Kivu where they created rear bases to fight the Burundian armed forces. It also runs four rapid response mobile teams capable of a rapid responding for any emergency throughout their operational areas. Search Search. What is the rule of law? Print Email Twitter Facebook. Photos Videos.
8. Strongly condemns the M23, the FDLR, the ADF, the APCLS, the LRA, the Nati...
13. Demands that all armed groups, in particular the FDLR, the LRA, Mai Mai Y...
The Foreign Armed Groups