Will military action stop violence in eastern DR Congo? | Inside Story

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For years, armed groups have instilled fear in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Hundreds have been killed, and millions are diplaced in the North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

The president has instructed the army to take charge of the two regions for a month.

Soldiers have been given broad powers to conduct searches, make arrests and ban public gatherings.

So will this be enough to stop the violence?

Presenter: Imran Khan

Guests:

Niamh Murnaghan – Norwegian Refugee Council

Patrick Hajayandi – Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Kambale Musavuli – Center for Research on the Congo-Kinshasa

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