UN Calls on DR Congo to Respect Right to Protest
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has called on authorities to lawfully handle demonstrations organized by those protesting the updated electoral calendar. This follows inflammatory comments by police authorities ahead of the planned November 15 protests.
UN News, 15 November 2017
The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday called on the authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to lawfully handle demonstrations organized by those… Read more »
Police in Kinshasa (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: Resolving the Political Crisis in DR Congo
HRW, 9 November 2017
Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, members of the subcommittee, thank you for the invitation to testify. I appreciate your ongoing and bipartisan interest in the Democratic… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Outcry Over Election to UN Rights Council
CAJ News, 9 November 2017
HUMAN rights advocates are outraged at the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The crisis-torn country has been elected… Read more »