20 Mar 2024

Rwanda accused of stoking violence in neighbouring DRC

The UK government has been attempting to push its Rwanda asylum bill through parliament. But the east African nation is facing pressure over allegations that it’s stoking violence in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Conflict has raged for years, with the M23 armed group vying for control in the mineral-rich region. Rwanda is accused of funding and supporting the M23, which it has always denied.