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DR Congo rebel transfer won’t bring peace | GlobalPost

The transfer to the International Criminal Court of warlord Bosco Ntaganda would be a blow against impunity but will not fundamentally change the situation in eastern DR Congo, analysts say.

Bosco Ntaganda is the military chief of staff of the National Congress for the Defense of the People, an armed militia group operating in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Wikipedia)

Bosco Ntaganda is the military chief of staff of the National Congress for the Defense of the People, an armed militia group operating in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Wikipedia)

Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been in a state of chronic unrest for almost two decades, beset either by war and insurgencies.

“Ntaganda is the symbol of impunity in the region,” said Thierry Vircoulon, Central Africa project director at International Crisis Group (ICG).

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