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16 days of activism against gender violence, 25 November ...
14 November 2012

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISMAGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE 25 NOVEMBER – 10 DECEMBER 2012. STOP THE ARMS TRADE ...

Postcard       ACT 30/078/2012

DR Congo must investigate assassination attempt on activist ...
26 October 2012

The Congolese authorities must open an investigation into the attempted assassination of doctor and activist Denis Mukwege, Amnesty International ...

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DRC: Further information: Political opponent released after ...
12 October 2012

Further information on UA: 246/12 Index: AFR 62/014/2012 Democratic Republic of Congo Date: 12 October 2012. URGENT ACTION. ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/014/2012

Amnesty International | DRC urged to stop violence as it plays ...
10 October 2012

The Congolese government must take urgent steps to stop the violence in the east of the country and hold to account all who have committed human ...

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Democratic Republic of Congo: The Human Rights Council ...
30 August 2012

Amnesty International has long been calling for adequate response by the United Nations Human Rights Council to the dire situation in the Democratic ...

Document       AFR 62/011/2012

DRC: Fears for missing political opponent in DRC: Diomi ...
23 August 2012

A prominent Congolese political opponent, Diomi Ndongala, went missing in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 27 ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/010/2012

DR Congo: Threats against human rights defenders must end ...
8 August 2012

Threats against human rights defenders and journalists are on the rise amid fighting in DR Congo's North Kivu province.

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Amnesty International | DR Congo: Threats against human ...
8 August 2012

The Congolese government and M23 armed group fighting in DR Congo's north Kivu province must ensure threats against human rights defenders and ...

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Amnesty International | DR Congo: UN urged to protect ...
11 July 2012

The UN Security Council must call on the Rwandan government to stop providing support for the M23 armed group in DR Congo's North Kivu province ...

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Amnesty International | DRC: History must not repeat itself as ...
6 July 2012

The Congolese government must immediately take measures to protect civilians, including thousands of displaced people, following the fall of a town ...

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