Widespread Impunity Undermines DR Congo Polls

As the electoral process forges on, a rights group say that few people have access to existing justice mechanisms and legal aid services are scarce.


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  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Elections - Let the Games Begin

    Independent (Kampala), 29 July 2011

    Gazing out from his office atop the Palais de la Nation, President Joseph Kabila, the elected leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is able to see more of Brazzaville -- the… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Quagmire in East Set to Blight Elections

    UNIRIN, 22 July 2011

    More than three years ago, peace accords signed in the South Kivu provincial capital, Goma, were supposed to signal the end of violence and displacement in eastern Democratic… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Warnings And Ructions Over Polls

    UNIRIN, 1 June 2011

    The second democratic presidential election in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), scheduled for 28 November, runs the risk of further destabilizing the country because of… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   MONUSCO Mandate Renewal Recommendations

    Save the Congo, 23 May 2011

    The 18 NGOs, below, urge the United Nations (UN) Security Council to consider the following recommendations when deciding on a new mandate for the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Save the Congo Rabbinic Appeal

    Save the Congo, 4 May 2011

    A letter written by Save the Congo to the Rt Hon William Hague, MP, the Secretary of State for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the British Government:  Read more »

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