Human Rights Violations Committed in DRC - UN

A UN report that found that security forces committed serious human rights violations during the 2011 elections adds impetus to a judicial investigation currently underway.

DRC citizens' reactions to election results in Goma.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Country Probes Human Rights Violations

    The New Times, 22 March 2012

    Just a week after Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga became the first suspect to be convicted by the International Criminal Court, Kinshasa finds itself facing charges of serious ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Human Rights Abuses During Elections (analysis)

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 20 March 2012

    The full scale of the human rights abuses that occurred around the disputed presidential and parliamentary elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last November has ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  NGOs Call for Urgent Action in Congo

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 13 February 2012

    Seven international non-governmental organisations have urged the international community to take urgent action to uphold democracy and human rights in the Democratic Republic of ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  U.S. Policy Toward Post-Election DRC (document)

    United States Department of State, 2 February 2012

    Good afternoon, Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Payne, honorable Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the United States' policy toward the ... read more »

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