Tueries du Kasaï : les victimes réclament justice

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Des habitations incendiées lors des violences dans la cité de Kakenge au Kasaï (février 2018). Radio Okapi/Photo Joël Bofengo

La Fédération internationale des droits de l’homme (FIDH), en collaboration avec l’Association africaine des droits de l’homme (ASADHO) et le groupe Lotus, a publié jeudi 12 avril un rapport d’enquête intitulé « Massacres au Kasaï: des crimes contre l’humanité au service d’un chaos organisé ». A cette occasion, les victimes ont réclamé justice et lumière sur les atrocités commises dans cette région. Continue reading Tueries du Kasaï : les victimes réclament justice

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Affaire diffamation Ngoyi Kasanji : voici ce que risque réellement Eliezer Ntambwe

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Eliezer Ntambwe Journaliste.

Le journaliste Eliezer Ntambwe, poursuivi pour le gouverneur du Kasaï Oriental, pour diffamation, risque une peine allant de 8 jours à 1 an assortie ou pas d’une amende. C’est ce que prévoit le code pénal congolais livre 2 en son article 74. Continue reading Affaire diffamation Ngoyi Kasanji : voici ce que risque réellement Eliezer Ntambwe

DR Congo presidential aspirant Katumbi held Italian citizenship, town confirms

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Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi held Italian citizenship from October 2000 until January 2017, the Italian town where he was a resident said on Wednesday, jeopardising his hopes of contesting a presidential election later this year. Continue reading DR Congo presidential aspirant Katumbi held Italian citizenship, town confirms

U.N. deactivates maximum emergency level for Congo crisis

 

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Displaced Congolese push a boat out over Lake Albert to escape to Uganda. Photograph: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – The United Nations is downgrading Congo from its highest level of humanitarian emergency after the arrival of aid – and an outcry from government officials who say the focus on such woes is deterring investment. Continue reading U.N. deactivates maximum emergency level for Congo crisis

DRC – ‘The wars will never stop’ – millions flee bloodshed as Congo falls apart

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Justin Kapitu A 22-old rebel soldier, wounded and now dying, in a hospital in Masisi, DRC. Photograph: Jason Burke for the Guardian

Justin Kapitu is dying. He does not know it yet, and the doctors treating the 22-year-old rebel fighter are unlikely to tell him soon, but his chances of surviving more than a few months are virtually non-existent.

Kapitu was wounded in a clash between his rebel group and a rival faction in December. Continue reading DRC – ‘The wars will never stop’ – millions flee bloodshed as Congo falls apart

Africa will write its own history and it will be…a history of glory and dignity. P Lumumba

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