demobilise demobilise


  1. (v) release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
  2. (v) retire from military service



  • DR Congo needs rebel reintegration plan

    The Democratic Republic of Congo needs a plan to disarm, demobilise and reintegrate ex-rebels, the United Nations said Wednesday, a week after helping the army defeat the 18-month-old M23 insurgency. The UN secretary general's deputy special representative to the DR Congo, Abdallah Wafi, told reporters such a plan -- dubbed "DDR" -- was key to ensuring peace in the country's troubled east.
    on November 14, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News


  1. Uribe said the rebels should agree "to not commit crimes, to demobilise and to leave with a commitment to be peace emissaries."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Alvaro Uribe Source:

  2. "As we have more and more veterans, we want to demobilise more soldiers, but right now I have decided not to demobilise as we have invasions from neighbouring countries," Hun Sen said. "Keep all these armed forces. There is no need to...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Hun Sen Source: Phnom Penh Post

  3. "We must work together to disarm them, demobilise them and remove them from Congolese territory," said Rwandan Foreign Minister Charles Murigande, who will meet President Joseph Kabila during his three-day visit to Kinshasa.
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Charles Murigande Source: AFP

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