Prosecutors claim Bemba had sent 1,000 to 1,500 troops to the CAR to retain control of the border area with the Congolese province of Equateur in a war between his Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) and the then DRC leader Laurent Kabila, the father of the current president.
What does MLC stand for?
MLC stands for Movement for the Liberation of Congo (Congolese rebel group)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Eric was victimised and thrown in prison for supporting minority party the Movement for the Liberation of Congo.
The Court rejected fraud allegations by Bemba's Movement for the Liberation of Congo party as "unfounded".
Given that Jean-Pierre Bemba of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) and Azarius Ruberwa of the Rally for Congolese Democracy (RCD)--who both laid down their arms to become vice-presidents--are running alongside the youthful president, Joseph Kabila, one of the biggest uncertainties is what will happen when either one, or perhaps both former rebel leaders, do not win the election?
The political deal between the government of President Joseph Kabila and the Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC), which was signed at the beginning of April, paves the way for a power sharing agreement and new constitution, while elections are scheduled for 2005.
In Bemba's arrest warrant, fighters from his Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) are alleged to have attacked the civilian population, committing rape and torture on "a systematic or widespread scale".
Rebels of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo, led by Jean Pierre Bemba, were also invited to cross the border to help put down the coup.
A vast area under the control of the rebel Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) has become a separate economy, finding its own supply lines and outlets to counter the blockade imposed by President Laurent Kabila.