The battalion was also intended to be a model for future reforms within the FARDC
Cordoning off the area and establishing link up with the remnants of the FARDC
was an overture to the bi-directional advancement of QRF having divided it into two groups; one to withstand and push back the assault of the rebels and the other to provide protection to kids women and civilians.
There was shooting between elements from the Rwandan army and the FARDC
(the Congolese Army) in Kanyesheza," he told AFP.
The national military (known as the FARDC
after its French acronym) and other state security forces have also been implicated in atrocities, such as looting, killings, and mass rapes, including during operations against armed groups and as part of illicit involvement in the mining sector.
forme 15 officiers des FARDC
aux premiers secours dans le territoire de Walikale (Nord-Kivu).
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), several hundred former members of a militia group notorious for its use of child soldiers defected from the Congolese military (FARDC
) and formed the M23, a Rwanda-backed armed group that forcibly recruited children in DRC and Rwanda to fight the FARDC
for control of eastern DRC.
(Forces armees de la RDC) nous ont attaque depuis 06h00 (04h00 GMT) du matin (.
SSR is a multi-faceted process that requires an assortment of actors with skilled technical expertise that are supported by substantial resources with a broad vision of where SSR is not only headed, but also the problematic evolution of the FARDC
as it currently exists.
Along with the province of South Kivu, North Kivu has witnessed increased fighting between Government troops - known by the French acronym FARDC
- and the M23, which has displaced more than 100,000 people, including many who have fled to neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda.
Even though the FARDC
has stopped the fighting in South Kivu province attacks are still going on in neighbouring North Kivu.
Aun en estos casos de insercion de los watoto (37) en las filas de las FARDC
, no se reduce completamente el grado de marginacion social, ya que, en muchos casos, estos ex ninos de la guerra son integrados a divisiones militares que funcionan en regiones en las cuales los ninos soldados, ahora integrados a las filas del ejercito congoles, solian cometer emboscadas y otras acciones rebeldes en contra de poblaciones civiles.
The DRC-Rwandan operations were followed by joint operations by the FARDC
and MONUSCO, which are on-going.