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  • Congolese policeman in riot gear keeps an eye on Goma residents, including street children, who gathered for an anti-Kabila demonstration supported by the M23 rebel movement in Goma, DRC, November 28, 2012.
  • Congolese policeman in riot gear keeps an eye on Goma residents, including street children, who gathered for an anti-Kabila demonstration supported by the M23 rebel movement in Goma, DRC, November 28, 2012.
  • Protesters in Goma, DRC, Nov. 28, 2012 (VOA Photo / Primo-Pascal Rydahigwa)
  • Goma residents, including street children, gather for an anti-Kabila demonstration supported by the M23 rebel movement in Goma, DRC, November 28, 2012.
  • Protesters in Goma, DRC, Nov. 28, 2012 (VOA Photo / Primo-Pascal Rydahigwa)
  • A column of Congolese M23 rebels motion to the photographer not to take pictures on the Goma to Rushuru road, north of Goma, November 27, 2012.
  • Congolese M23 rebel fighters detain a man they suspect to be an FDLR (Force Democratique de Liberation du Rwanda) rebel returning from an incursion into Rwanda Near Kibumba, north of Goma Nov. 27, 2012.
  • A column of Congolese M23 rebels on the Goma to Rushuru road, north of Goma, DRC, November 27, 2012.
  • A Congolese boy walks towards Kibati, north of Goma, DRC, after being told to do so for his safety by M23 rebel fighters, November 27, 2012.
  • A boy carries a goat along a road near the town of Sake, about 27 kilometers west of Goma, DRC, November 27, 2012.
  • The South Africa contingent of the U.N. peacekeepers in Congo erect a razor wire barrier around Goma airport, DRC, November 26, 2012.
  • A woman carries her child in Minova, 45 kilometers west of Goma, DRC, November 26, 2012.

Congo Rebels Pledge Goma Exit

Published November 28, 2012

The military chief of M23 says his forces have started to withdraw from the town of Masisi and plan to later leave the captured city of Goma.


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