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la reprise de guerre a goma mal congolais

qui meurt a goma ? sont nos enfants, nos mamans, mes freres et pas les enfants ni jeunes des politiciens congolais, il cachent leurs enfants en europe, usa ect, il fait la politique pour leur securiter , ils abandonnent les peules

Nord-Kivu: des cris d’obus font 5 blessés à Goma
les miltaires meurt pour rien, la population souffre , il faut arreter la geurre pour la paix dirable, nous, oeuvre social pour le developpement au congo
nous lancons notre cri d'alarme svp, politicien , rebelles, partenaire des geurres le rwanda, ouganda , arreter vos geurres, pensons a la paix des peuples congolais, nos au pouvoir, en premier lieu le peuples qui vous elus svp.
les habitants de Goma en train de regagner leurs domiciles le jeudi 22 août 2013 (Photo 100 Citoyens journalistes)
Cinq personnes dont trois enfants ont été blessées le jeudi 22 août à Goma par des obus. Une école primaire et trois habitations ont été complètement ou partiellement détruites. Ces détonations ont créé la panique dans la ville dans l’après-midi. Des habitants de la ville se précipitaient pour regagner leurs domiciles.

Les obus sont tombés dans deux quartiers de la ville. A Katindo gauche, le domicile d’un fonctionnaire de la Monusco a été partiellement endommagé, d’importants dégâts matériels ont également été recensés.

Dans le quartier Murara, le bilan fourni par les chefs locaux fait état de cinq personnes gravement blessées.

Les autorités municipales et le service de la protection civile, arrivés sur les lieux, n’ont pas voulu se prononcer sur la provenance de ces obus.

Ils disent attendre une enquête balistique pour déterminer l’origine de ces obus et la nature de l’arme qui les attirés.

Ces obus sont tombés à Goma alors qu’ à 15 km au nord de la ville les militaires congolais et les rebelles du M23 s’affrontent depuis le mercredi 21 août dans la soirée.

Ces combats se sont intensifiés le jeudi dans la journée à Kibati. Des sources militaires indiquent que des dizaines de rebelles du M23 ont été tués et douze autres capturés. Les FARDC auraient également récupéré trois armes lourdes. Au cours de ces affrontements, un obus tiré sur la collectivité de Munigi, à 5 km de Goma, a fait quatre morts dont trois femmes et un enfant, indiquent des sources concordantes.

Comme souvent, les deux parties se sont accusées mutuellement d’avoir pris l’initiative de ces combats.

Le M23, dans un communiqué transmis à l’AFP, a accusé les forces gouvernementales de vouloir généraliser cette offensive. La guerre absurde relancée par le gouvernement congolais aurait des allures d’un coup de colère suite à l’échec de sa diplomatie militariste ces dernières semaines, a déclaré le porte-parole du mouvement, Amani Kabasha.

Selon un officier des FARDC cité par la même agence, les troupes régulières ont été attaquées sur les positions qu’elles occupent depuis mi-juillet à environ 20 kilomètres de Goma. L’officier, qui a préféré garder l’anonymat, n’a donné aucun bilan de ces tirs effectués selon lui à l’arme lourde.

La Monusco renforce son dispositif

Dans un communiqué publié à la suite de la reprise des combats entre les rebelles et les FARDC, le chef de la Monusco, Martin Kobler, a affirmé avoir « donné l’ordre à la Force de la Monusco de réagir et de prendre les mesures nécessaires pour protéger les civils et empêcher toute avancée du M23 ».

« Effectivement, nous avons renforcé notre dispositif et accru nos patrouilles tout autour de la ville de Goma et vers Sake. Et au niveau de nos positions de Munigi, nous avons renforcé nos effectifs et nous nous tenons actuellement prêts à engager le M23 dans toute tentative d’offensive vers la ville de Goma », a expliqué, de son côté, le porte-parole militaire de la mission onusienne.

L’officier onusien a ajouté que la Monusco a également mis en alerte ses hélicoptères d’attaque qui ont survolé la zone de combat, poussant leur reconnaissance jusqu’à Kiwanja, Katale, Kibati, « en vue d’avoir une idée plus claire du dispositif du M23 dans cette région là ».

« Nous avons aussi donné des instructions fermes à nos troupes pour qu’aucune tentative de mouvement du M23 vers la ville de Goma ne soit tolérée », a-t-il poursuivi.

pourquoi l'amerique a frappe l'rak et kadafi, mais pour m23 la geurre continue , a vous la conscience pour liberer les peuples congolais dans la rebenion svp

English translation by community member JPCampbell0258

The resumption of war in goma, the Congolese suffering
Who dies at Goma ? Our children , our mothers , my brothers; but not the children of the Congolese politicians. They hide their children in Europe, in the USA ect,.. They make policy for their own security and abandon their people.

North Kivu :
The wining of shells has injured 5 in Goma, soldiers die for nothing , people are suffering , we must replace the war with a lasting peace , we must do social work for the development in Congo, let us release our cry of alarm please. Politician, rebels, war instigators of Rwanda , Uganda , stop your wars; let us think to the peace of the Congolese people, believe in peace Congolese people,

Those of us in office, think first of the people who placed you in power please.

Goma's residents now return to their homes Thursday, August 22, 2013 (Photo 100 Citizen journalists)
Five persons including three children were injured Thursday, August 22 in Goma by rockets.

A primary school and three homes were partly or completely destroyed. These blasts have created panic in the city in the afternoon . Residents of the city rushed to return to their homes .
The shells fell in two areas of the city. At left Katindo the home of an employee of Monusco was partially damaged, major material damage has also been reported .

In Murara district, the balance sheet supplied by local leaders reported five seriously injured people.
Municipal authorities and civil protection services, having arrived on the scene, did not want to comment on the origin of these shells.
They are supposedly wait on a ballistics investigation to determine the origin of these shells and the nature of the weapons drawn

.
These shells landed in Goma, while 15 km north of the city, Congolese soldiers and rebels of the M23 have been fighting since the evening of Wednesday, August 21.

Fighting intensified Thursday in the day at Kibati. Military sources have indicated that tens of M23 rebels were killed and twelve others captured.

The FARDC also recovered three units of heavy weaponry. During the fighting , a shell fired on the community of Munigi, 5 km from Goma, killed four people including three women and a child , several sources indicated.
As usual, both sides accused each other of having initiated the fighting .
The M23, in a statement sent to the AFP , accused government forces of wanting to generalize this offensive.

This absurd war, revived by the Congolese government, has the appearance of a sudden outburst following the failure of militaristic diplomacy in recent weeks, said the spokesman of the movement, Amani Kabasha .
According to a FARDC officer quoted by the same agency, the regular troops were attacked at the positions they’ve occupied since mid-July, about 20 kilometers from Goma. The officer, who preferred anonymity, gave no account of the result of the shots taken by the piece of heavy weaponry.
MONUSCO reaffirms its goals
In a statement released after the resumption of fighting between the rebels and the FARDC , the head of MONUSCO , Martin Kobler , said he " ordered the force MONUSCO to respond and take action to protect civilians and prevent M23 a advancement".
"Indeed , we have strengthened our system and increased our patrols around the town of Goma and Sake to . And at our positions at Munigi , we have increased our staff and we now stand ready to take on the M23 in any attempt to attack the city of Goma , "said , meanwhile , military spokesman the UN mission .
The UN official added that MONUSCO has also alerted its offense helicopters, which flew over the combat zone , extending their reconnaissance up to Kiwanja Katale Kibati , "in order to have a clearer idea of M23’s status in that region. “
"We have also given our troops strict instructions so that no attempted advance of M23 towards the town of Goma is to be tolerated," he said.
Why has America hit Iraq and Qadaffi , but m23 continuous its war? Please make the conscious decision to liberate the Congolese people from the rebellion.

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JPCampbell0258's picture

Cher BALAGIZI, Même si

Cher BALAGIZI,

Même si l'image que vous peignez est très sombre, je ne pouvais m'empêcher d'admirer votre capacité avec les mots. Vous avez pris ce qui semble être une question très complexe et permis aux étrangers de comprendre. Vous habitez à Goma? Depuis combien de temps le combat dure? Quel résultat pensez-vous serait le plus favorable pour le peuple de la RDC? Merci d'avoir pris cette étape pour partager votre histoire au monde. J'espère que nous pouvons mobiliser la conscience ici pour essayer de monter une sorte d'organisme international qui permettra d'éviter la propagation de la violence et le chaos.

Meilleurs voeux à vous monsieur,
Justin Campbell

je réside a Bukavu dans le Sud-Kivu, je fait ma mission a Goma souvent pour question de conférence, la guerre a déjà durée plus de 530 jours.pour le peuple congolais il faut stop la guerre, traduire en justice les acteurs interne et externe qui trouble l'ordre public a l'Est du Congo. monter cette ONG international qui mettra fin a la violence et le chaos au Congo EST, Mais il faut nous informer pour l'orientation sur terrain, pour le respect de la dignité de l'homme , puis nous devons mettre fin au mensonge de politicien qui cherche leurs intérêt privée, s'approcher plutôt de la base, ce dire la vérité, réfléchir ensemble,nous devons sortir du fatalisme qui paralise le peuple de goma, et du sud -kivu.
merci, sauf il ya autre chose sur nos adresse prive.
merci
Emmanuel balagizi
manager project
osodi sud-kivu

balagizi

JPCampbell0258's picture

TRANSLATION

The resumption of war in goma, the Congolese suffering
Who dies at Goma ? Our children , our mothers , my brothers; but not the children of the Congolese politicians. They hide their children in Europe, in the USA ect,.. They make policy for their own security and abandon their people.

North Kivu :
The wining of shells has injured 5 in Goma, soldiers die for nothing , people are suffering , we must replace the war with a lasting peace , we must do social work for the development in Congo, let us release our cry of alarm please. Politician, rebels, war instigators of Rwanda , Uganda , stop your wars; let us think to the peace of the Congolese people, believe in peace Congolese people,

Those of us in office, think first of the people who placed you in power please.

Goma's residents now return to their homes Thursday, August 22, 2013 (Photo 100 Citizen journalists)
Five persons including three children were injured Thursday, August 22 in Goma by rockets.

A primary school and three homes were partly or completely destroyed. These blasts have created panic in the city in the afternoon . Residents of the city rushed to return to their homes .
The shells fell in two areas of the city. At left Katindo the home of an employee of Monusco was partially damaged, major material damage has also been reported .

In Murara district, the balance sheet supplied by local leaders reported five seriously injured people.
Municipal authorities and civil protection services, having arrived on the scene, did not want to comment on the origin of these shells.
They are supposedly wait on a ballistics investigation to determine the origin of these shells and the nature of the weapons drawn

.
These shells landed in Goma, while 15 km north of the city, Congolese soldiers and rebels of the M23 have been fighting since the evening of Wednesday, August 21.

Fighting intensified Thursday in the day at Kibati. Military sources have indicated that tens of M23 rebels were killed and twelve others captured.

The FARDC also recovered three units of heavy weaponry. During the fighting , a shell fired on the community of Munigi, 5 km from Goma, killed four people including three women and a child , several sources indicated.
As usual, both sides accused each other of having initiated the fighting .
The M23, in a statement sent to the AFP , accused government forces of wanting to generalize this offensive.

This absurd war, revived by the Congolese government, has the appearance of a sudden outburst following the failure of militaristic diplomacy in recent weeks, said the spokesman of the movement, Amani Kabasha .
According to a FARDC officer quoted by the same agency, the regular troops were attacked at the positions they’ve occupied since mid-July, about 20 kilometers from Goma. The officer, who preferred anonymity, gave no account of the result of the shots taken by the piece of heavy weaponry.
MONUSCO reaffirms its goals
In a statement released after the resumption of fighting between the rebels and the FARDC , the head of MONUSCO , Martin Kobler , said he " ordered the force MONUSCO to respond and take action to protect civilians and prevent M23 a advancement".
"Indeed , we have strengthened our system and increased our patrols around the town of Goma and Sake to . And at our positions at Munigi , we have increased our staff and we now stand ready to take on the M23 in any attempt to attack the city of Goma , "said , meanwhile , military spokesman the UN mission .
The UN official added that MONUSCO has also alerted its offense helicopters, which flew over the combat zone , extending their reconnaissance up to Kiwanja Katale Kibati , "in order to have a clearer idea of M23’s status in that region. “
"We have also given our troops strict instructions so that no attempted advance of M23 towards the town of Goma is to be tolerated," he said.
Why has America hit Iraq and Qadaffi , but m23 continuous its war? Please make the conscious decision to liberate the Congolese people from the rebellion.

BALAGIZI MUHEBULE EMMANUEL's picture

yakutuma mai mai a fizi

Ésthetique eboma vélo. Aesthetics will kill a bicycle. - Felix Wazekwa
Monday, August 1, 2011
Guest Blog: Profile of Mai-Mai Yakutumba
This is the next in a series of guest blogs by Judith Verweijen on armed groups in the Kivus. The Mai-Mai Yakutumba, according to the Congolese army, are the most important of six remaining armed groups in South Kivu, the others being: Raia Mutomboki (in Shabunda), Mai-Mai Nyakiliba (Mwenga), Mai-Mai Fujo (Uvira), Mai-Mai Kirikicho (Kalehe), Resistance Nationale Congolaise (Kabare).

After having explored some of the general factors that drive ongoing armed group activity in the DRC, we will now take a closer look at one of these groups, the Mai Mai Yakutumba. This is a politico-military movement founded in 2007 that is active in Fizi territory, in the southern part of South Kivu, close to where Che Guevara once unsuccessfully tried to unchain the revolution in the 1960s. As is often the case with Mai Mai groups, it is named after their military leader, “Major-General” William Amuri Yakutumba. The political wing of the movement is called PARC (Parti pour l’Action et la Reconstruction du Congo), and is headed by Raphael Looba Undji. Contrary to popular images of the Mai Mai as uncivilized “bush warriors”, both these leaders are university-educated intellectuals.

Like many other present-day armed groups, the Mai Mai Yakutumba were created by dissidents from war-era armed factions who were opposed to participating in the process of army integration during the transition between 2003 and 2006. Yakutumba, at the time a battalion commander with the rank of captain, declared that he refused to redeploy his troops from Fizi territory, as long as troops from the Banyamulenge community did not disarm or send their troops away for army integration. The Banyamulenge are an ethnic Tutsi group of pastoralists living largely in the mountainous area of the Hauts Plateaux, which covers a part of Fizi territory. They are involved in a long-standing power struggle with the Babembe, the majority ethnic group in Fizi, which revolves in part around access to local positions of authority and historical antagonisms. The Babembe are also the main constituency of the Mai Mai Yakutumba, although their combatants are drawn from various ethnic backgrounds.

This inter-community power conflict is shaped by and shapes antagonistic identities, which are firmly rooted in specific worldviews. In the case of the Mai Mai Yakutumba, this worldview is constructed around the idea of “autochthony”, or the concept of being a “Son of the Soil”, the “original” inhabitant of a certain zone. In this perspective, which is shared by almost all Mai-Mai groups in the DRC, the self-styled autochthonous groups are threatened by the Rwandophone communities (Hutu and Tutsi), who are seen as “foreigners” trying to take over their land and power. Betweeen 1996 and 2003, “autochthonous” and Tutsi (often Banyamulenge)-led groups clashed on numerous occasions in southern South Kivu, and there were several ethnically targeted massacres on both sides. The resulting mutual distrust and dislike continue to feed Mai Mai movements like the Yakutumba group, which serves to many Babembe as a psychological safeguard to avoid that the Banyamulenge will extend their power in Fizi and will come to dominate the Babembe.

It is in part this function as a safeguard that makes Yakutumba fairly popular among the Babembe, although many do not approve of armed struggle and are tired of the war. What also contributes to Yakutumba’s popularity is that he is perceived to symbolize and embody what are seen as typical Bembe characteristics and values, such as resistance against domination and repression, not only from other ethnic groups, but also from the central government. This self-imagery is in part the product of a tradition of Bembe resistance dating back to the colonial era, the Mulele rebellion in the 1960s and the Fizi-based rebellion of Laurent-Désiré Kabila under the Mobutu regime. The Mai Mai Yakutumba place themselves explicitly in this tradition, which implies a strong animosity towards Kinshasa. They consider the regime of Kabila jr. to be complicit with the Rwandophones and their plan to ‘balkanize’ the DRC, backed by resource-hungry imperialist powers.

Wide-spread discontent with the Kabila government is not only based on its perceived discrimination of “autochthones”, but also triggered by the immense collateral damage of the Kimia II/Amani Leo operations in Fizi territory. Furthermore, the meager “peace dividend” in Fizi also plays a role, as there has been little progress with the improvement of infrastructure and development since the start of Kabila’s reign. Not surprisingly, popular support for Yakutumba is biggest in the least developed and most isolated zones of Fizi, such as the Ubwari peninsula and the adjacent coastal strip along Lake Tanganyika.

Another factor feeding the Mai Mai Yakutumba’s discontent with the current government is the performance and functioning of the national army. In their view, the Mai Mai combatants who integrated in this structure have been marginalized, and denied positions and ranks of importance. This is seen as an ingratitude, as the Mai Mai should have been rewarded for the heroic role they played during the Second War, when they fought on the government side against the RCD insurgency. In combination with the general low standards of life of the average FARDC soldier, this perceived bad and unequal treatment discourages remaining Mai Mai to come out the bush. For the commandment, the refusal to give up armed struggle is also strongly related to personal ambitions and interests. It is a long-standing demand of Yakutumba that he be recognized a General upon his integration into the FARDC, while the political leadership seeks access to high administrative functions.

So the Mai Mai Yakutumba seem to be driven mostly by personal ambitions, a certain (autochthonous) world view, inter- and intra-community power struggles, discontent with the current Government and national army, and dissatisfaction with the status of the Mai Mai and “autochthones” in the post-transitional order. It appears that initially, they were not involved in large-scale economic and criminal activities, but financed mostly through community contributions and smaller-scale extortion of fishermen and traders on the Tanganyika lake and of artisanal goldmining in Fizi. However, since the movement started to collaborate with Agathon Rwasa’s FNL (Forces pour la Liberation Nationale), a Burundian armed group, in 2010, they have importantly expanded the scale of their activities on the lake, where they are involved in more extensive smuggling and systematic extortion of maritime traffic. The Yakutumba-FNL collaboration indicates the extent to which violence in the DRC continues to be influenced by regional dynamics and is fed by trans-border militarized networks.

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thank you

good my brother of you assistance of the peuple of congo

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