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Drc Journalist Tatiana Osango Sexually Assaulted,

Friday, September 23, 2022
Kinshasa, September 23, 2022 ndash; Authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo should thoroughly and transparently investigate and hold accountable those responsible for attacking three journalists mdash; Tatiana Osango, Didier Kiku, and Tr eacute;sor Bazola mdash; in two separate incidents ...

Armed Men In Military Uniforms Raid Congolese Broadcaster, Beat Technician, And

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Kinshasa, September 21, 2022 mdash;Congolese authorities should thoroughly investigate and hold accountable those responsible for the attack on Radio Evang eacute;lique Butembo-Oicha, known as REBO, in North Kivu, and ensure the safety of all journalists in the country, the Committee to Protect Jour ...

East Africa’s Dr Congo Force: The Case For Caution

Thursday, August 25, 2022
East African leaders have agreed to assemble troops to combat armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The Congolese authorities have announced the first troop deployment, but obstacles remain. Crisis Group expert Nelleke van de Walle explains the plan and its risks. < ...

DRC Journalist Chilassy Bofumbo Acquitted; Two Other Reporters Remain Behind Bar

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Kinshasa, July 5, 2022 mdash; A judge at the High Court in Mbandaka, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo rsquo;s western Eacute;quateur province, on Tuesday acquitted and released journalist

Congolese Journalist Chilassy Bofumbo Denied Provisional Release, Back In Court

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Kinshasa, June 27, 2022 ndash; Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should unconditionally release journalist Chilassy Bofumbo and all other members of the press jailed for their work, and ensure that the media in the country can work without fear of arrest, the Committee to Protect ...

M23 Rebels In Democratic Republic Of Congo Loot Radio Station; Reporter Austère

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Kinshasa, June 16, 2022 mdash; The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern on Thursday that journalists in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have faced undue safety threats while on the front lines of the conflict between government forces and the M23 armed rebel group. On the morn ...

Three Drc Journalists Get Death Threats For Posts About Conflict In The Country’

Monday, June 6, 2022
Kinshasa, June 6, 2022 ndash; Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must ensure the safety of journalists Stanis Bujakere, Steve Wembi, and John Lungila and investigate the threats made against them, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Monday. Since Monday, May 30, Bujaker ...

Three Congolese Radio Journalists Stripped, Beaten By Intelligence Agents

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Kinshasa, May 25, 2022 mdash; Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must hold to account those responsible for stripping and beating journalists C eacute;dar Sabiti, Samuel Matela, and Junior Batu Ngole while they were detained, and ensure that the press can report and comment on matt ...

Easing The Turmoil In The Eastern Dr Congo And Great Lakes

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is intensifying, with Ugandan and Burundian soldiers in pursuit of rebels and Congolese insurgents on the rebound. With help from its allies, Kinshasa should step up diplomacy lest the country become a regional battleground once more. [B ...

Two Congolese journalists detained for 5 months after covering a protest

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Kinshasa, May 17, 2022 ndash; Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must ensure the immediate release of journalists Patrick Lola and Christian Bofaya, who have been arbitrarily detained without charge for five months in the central prison of Mbandaka, the provincial capital of ...
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