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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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Amnesty International | Response to the imminent publication ...
29 June 2012

The addendum to the 2012 interim report by the United Nations (UN) Group of Experts on the DRC seen by Amnesty International today details violations ...

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Deadly and dangerous arms trade
21 June 2012

It is time for all governments to commit to securing an international Arms Trade Treaty. Hundreds of thousands of people are killed, injured, raped, repressed ...

Document       ACT 30/032/2012

Deadly and dangerous arms trade
21 June 2012

Document       ACT 30/032/2012

DR Congo: Arms supplies fuelling unlawful killings and rape ...
12 June 2012

Arms supplies to the DRC continue to fuel unlawful killings, rape, looting and abductions.

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Amnesty International | DR Congo: Arms supplies fuelling ...
12 June 2012

Political leaders must act immediately and halt arms supplies to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where they continue to fuel unlawful killings ...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: "If you resist, we'll shoot ...
12 June 2012

In July 2012 UN Member States are to agree the final text of a comprehensive Arms Trade Treaty. The experience of arms proliferation and abuse in ...

Report       AFR 62/007/2012