Bertrand Bisimwa

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Bertrand Bisimwa is the president[1] of the March 23 Movement, often abbreviated M23 and also known as the Congolese Revolutionary Army, a rebel military group based in eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).[2] Bisimwa is trained as a lawyer. In November 2013, when the M23 armed group was defeated by the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) backed by the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade (FIB), Bisimwa fled to Uganda through the Bunagana border crossing.

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  1. ^ "Bertrand Bisimwa, the man leading M23". dailymaverick. 16 April 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  2. ^ "DR Congo conflict: M23's Bisimwa reject UN force". bbcnews.com. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013.