UN sanctions complicate Congolese peace efforts

The UN Security Council travel ban and asset freeze against the M23 rebels, and the rebels’ insistence that Kinshasa signs onto a permanent ceasefire, could jeopardise ongoing peace talks which were due to resume on January 7, in Kampala. The ban against M23 as a group and its chairperson Bishop Jean-Marie Runiga Lugerero, announced on […]