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Three Congolese Radio Journalists Stripped, Beaten

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 ...

With DRC Elections Scheduled For Next Year, Access To Information And Political

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Dakar, May 10, 2022 mdash; Congolese authorities should immediately drop all criminal proceedings against journalists Albert Muhila, Dieu Agba, and Patrick Gbondo, and reform the country rsquo;s laws to ensure journalists are not jailed in connection with their work, the Committee to Protect Journa ...

Congolese Journalist Sébastien Mulamba Charged With Weapons Possession, Criminal

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Dakar, April 28, 2022 mdash; Congolese authorities should drop their prosecution of journalist S eacute;bastien Mulamba, stop harassing him, and investigate the raid on his home, the Committee to Project Journalists said Thursday. At around 3 a.m. on April 21, police arrested Mulamba, a journali ...

COP26: Landmark $500 Million Agreement Launched To Protect The DR Congo’s Forest

Sunday, January 9, 2022
President F eacute;lix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom on behalf of the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) last week endorsed

Congolese Authorities Detain Afp Correspondent Pierre Sosthène Kambidi Without C

Saturday, September 25, 2021
New York, September 24, 2021 mdash; Congolese authorities should immediately release journalist Pierre Sosth egrave;ne Kambidi and ensure the press across the country can work without fear or intimidation, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On September 20, plainclothes military of ...

Armed Men Rob, Threaten To Kill Congolese Journalist Parfait Katoto In His Home

Friday, June 18, 2021
Lome, Togo, June 17, 2021 mdash; Congolese authorities should swiftly and thoroughly investigate threats made to journalist Parfait Katoto and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At about 9:50 p.m. on May 29, an armed man entered Katoto rsquo;s home in the eastern ...

Congolese Security Forces Threaten 2 Radio Stations Over Reports On Military Abu

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Dakar, April 6, 2021 mdash; Congolese authorities must ensure the safety of journalists at the privately owned broadcaster Radio T eacute;l eacute; Communautaire Babombi (RTCB) and the community broadcaster Radio Communautaire Amkeni Biakato (RCAB), and should refrain from threatening them over the ...

Journalist Arrested From Clinic Bed, Detained Over Defamation Complaint In Repub

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Dakar, March 16, 2020 mdash; Authorities in the Republic of Congo should immediately release journalist Raymond Malonga and ensure that the press in the country can work without fear of harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On February 2, security officers in plainclothes ...
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