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DRC Release Human Rights Activists Unlawfully Held in Kinshasa

30 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[AI London] Amnesty International today launched a new campaign for the release of Congolese youth human rights activists held incommunicado in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for 15 days. The activists were arrested on 15 March when security forces stormed... Read more

UN Condemns Kidnaping of DR Congo Refugees, Urges Their Immediate Release

30 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has today strongly condemned the recent kidnapping of Congolese refugees by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling for an immediate release of those still in... Read more

Democracy and Values Are Problematic in DRC, Says Denis Mukwege

30 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[PR Newswire] Strasbourg, France -Dr Denis Mukwege, the 2014 Sakharov Prize laureate, described political problems in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and his difficulties in tackling the problem of sexual abuse of women and even small children, in a Human... Read more

Statement On the Murder of Mr. Noel Dintshiantshia

30 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Fahamu] Abahlali baseMjondolol & Congolese Solidarity Campaign joint press statement Read more

African Friendlies Round-Up

29 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[CAF] Substitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 friendly international victory in France on Saturday. Read more

Ugandan Rebels Kidnap Refugees

28 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[UNHCR] Geneva -The UN refugee agency on Friday called for the immediate release of Congolese refugees kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which has intensified attacks in the area bordering the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the... Read more

Central African Republic - UNHCR Strongly Condemns the Kidnapping of Congolese Refugees By LRA Rebels

28 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 27 March 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Read more

Security Council Renews DR Congo Mission, Reduces Troop Numbers by 2,000

27 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[UN News] The Security Council passed a resolution today renewing for 12 months the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and endorsing recommendations made in the Secretary-General's report on the strategic review... Read more

ZRL, Congo DRC Rail Firm Ink Deal

26 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA Railways Limited (ZRL) and Congo National Railways of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have entered into a business agreement to increase cargo movement between the two countries. Read more

Hospital Sees Rise in Rape of Girls As Young As 18 Months

25 Mar 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a charity said on Tuesday. Read more