In a letter sent to the chairman of the rebel group Bertrand Bisiimwa, a copy of which URN has seen, Abandi cites the continued violation of the peace deal by the Congolese Government as his key reason for resigning.
Those fired are Jean Serge Kambasu Ngevu who has been serving as the Permanent secretary of the M23 Movement political Executive and principal Negotiator and Jerome Mashagiro Nzeyi who has been a member of the M23 movement Political Executive and Member of the M23 Delegation in Kampala.
The letter also indicates that Sendugu who has been a member of the M23 delegation in the Kampala peace talks has lot mandate to represent the movement or execute any responsibilities on its behalf during the suspension.
Hamuli says that during the ongoing offensive against the M23 rebels, government forces have been able to dislodge the rebels from their territories especially in the areas of Rusthuru and that the offensive will continue up to when the m23 rebels are completely defeated.
Thelma Awori, a Board Member of Isis â€“WICCE, a global feminist oriented organization promoting justice and empowerment of women through documentation violations of women rights, says that the continuing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has caused women and children untold suffering.
The fighting comes barely a day after the M23 rebels warned that they would retake Goma, accusing the Kabila government of provoking them by attacking their bases. The rebels say they are within sight of the town. Hundreds of locals are fleeing the fighting.
Congolese war lord Bosco Ntaganda who this week surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali has been transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. He faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in relation to his role in the conflicts that have rocked eastern DRC over the last 10 years.