Protesters call for end to DR Congo violence
Thousands demonstrate across country, calling for halt to fighting between rebels and government troops.
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2012 21:27

Thousands of protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have called for an end to violence between rebels and government troops that has been raging for four months.

The rebel group called M23 is pushing towards the eastern city of Goma.

A demonstration there was called off for security reasons while other Congolese across the country called for national unity.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports.


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