Congo

Dr Congo: A Full Plate Of Challenges After A Turbu

Friday, January 26, 2024
Having won a second term in December rsquo;s divisive, chaotic polls, Congolese President F eacute;lix Tshisekedi faces the tasks of reuniting the country and addressing raging violence in the east. It is a tall order, but diplomacy ndash; with domestic opponents and regional leaders ndash; can he ...

DRC Journalist Blaise Mabala Detained On Insult Charge; Stanis Bujakara Tshiamal

Thursday, January 25, 2024
Kinshasa, January 24, 2024 mdash;Authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately release journalists Blaise Mabala and Stanis Bujakera Tshiamala, drop legal proceedings against them, and reform the country rsquo;s laws to ensure journalism is not criminalized, the Committee to Pro ...

DRC Journalists Pascal Mulegwa And Réné Mobembo Attacked During Election Coverag

Saturday, December 23, 2023
Kinshasa, December 22, 2023 ndash; Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo must allow the press to report freely on the country rsquo;s elections, swiftly investigate and hold accountable those responsible for attacking journalists Pascal Mulegwa and R eacute;n eacute; Mobembo, and allow Pe ...

Elections In DR Congo: Reducing The Risk Of Violence

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
There are many risks looming over the next electoral cycle in the Democratic Republic of Congo. To mitigate these risks, the government should ensure that all parties can campaign freely, and African and Western powers should encourage the parties to find compromises and prepare for mediation ...

Massacre In Goma Clouds Dr Congo’s Elections And Un Mission’s Future

Friday, September 15, 2023
On 30 August, elite troops slaughtered over 50 civilians planning to protest perceived foreign interference in the eastern DR Congo, three months ahead of elections. The government has asked the UN for an ldquo;accelerated rdquo; withdrawal. Crisis Group experts Richard Moncrieff and Onesphor ...

DRC Journalist Stanis Bujakera Arrested Over Report On Ex-minister’s Murder

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Kinshasa, September 11, 2023 mdash;Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Stanis Bujakera Tshiamala, return his devices, and stop arresting journalists in connection with their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. ...

DRC Immigration Officers Attack Journalist Soleil Ntumba Mufike To Stop Eviction

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Kinshasa, September 6, 2023 mdash;Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must hold accountable the immigration officers who attacked journalist Soleil Ntumba Mufike and broke his camera, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On Friday, September 1, Ntumba was filming p ...

Drc Police Attack Congolese Journalists Louis France Kuzikesa And Will Claes N’l

Friday, August 4, 2023
Kinshasa, August 4, 2023 mdash;Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should investigate and hold to account police officers who assaulted journalists Louis France Kuzikesa and Will Claes N rsquo;lemvo in an Ethiopian airport, and stop law enforcement officials from intimidating the pre ...

At Least 7 Congolese Journalists Stoned, Slapped Or Beaten In Election-related I

Friday, August 4, 2023
Kinshasa, August 3, 2023 mdash;Politicians in the Democratic Republic of Congo and their supporters must respect journalists rsquo; rights to report freely and safely in the lead-up to national elections on December 20, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. At least seven journalist ...

M23 Rebels Ban Radio Show By Displaced Congolese Journalists

Thursday, July 20, 2023
Kinshasa, July 19, 2023 ndash; Leaders of the M23 rebel movement occupying Rutshuru in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, should immediately reverse the latest ban on ldquo;Sauti ya Wahami, rdquo; a radio show produced by displaced journalists, and on Top Congo FM rsquo;s programming, t ...
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