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08 Oct 2013 description
report Voice of America

Margaret Besheer

KIGALI — Over the past 16 years, Rwanda has demobilized some 3,000 child soldiers. Yet as these efforts continue, the United Nations claims that Kigali has been helping a Congolese rebel group, the M23, recruit children in Rwanda to send to fight in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

24 Oct 1997 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/24/97
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-221669
TITLE=CONGO / RWANDANS (L)
BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA
DATELINE=KINSHASA
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

INTRO: THE VOICE OF AMERICA HAS LEARNED THAT U-N OFFICIALS PLAN
TO CUT OFF FURTHER SUPPORT TO MOST RWANDAN REFUGEES BEFORE THE
END OF THIS YEAR. V-O-A CORRESPONDENT ALEX BELIDA REPORTS FROM
KINSHASA ON THE IMPENDING END OF THE CONTROVERSIAL AID PROGRAM.

TEXT: THE REFUGEES WILL HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN RETURNING TO
RWANDA OR LIVING ON THEIR OWN -- WITHOUT CONTINUED U-N FOOD

04 Oct 1997 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/4/97
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-220835
TITLE=RWANDA REFUGEES (L-ONLY)
BYLINE=DIANNA CAHN
DATELINE=KIGALI
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:
INTRO: RWANDAN OFFICIALS SAY CONGOLESE AUTHORITIES HAVE
FORCEFULLY REPATRIATED ABOUT ONE THOUSAND RWANDAN HUTU REFUGEES
WHO CROSSED THE BORDER LAST WEEK FROM NORTHWESTERN RWANDA. THE
MOVE COMES AT THE SAME TIME THAT THE CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT ORDERED
THE UNITED NATIONS REFUGEE AGENCY TO HALT OPERATIONS AND LEAVE
NORTHEASTERN CONGO. DIANNA CAHN REPORTS FROM THE RWANDAN