Category: Human Rights

Congo DRC Among the New member states of the Human Rights Council

On Sunday 15 October, in the evening, Marie-Ange Mushobekwa, the Minister for Human Rights, said she was optimistic. She believed, surely, in the accuracy of all the titanic work she had undertaken, since she had taken the bridles of her responsibilities at the head of this sector generally considered as problematic. Against all odds and tides, in spite of the whole hostile campaign, it appealed to the common sense of the Member States to vote in favour, particularly as regards the four States which were supposed to represent the African Group of the UN Human Rights Council. Result: after...

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Congo DRC Wants the Human Rights Council Seat

In New York, he headed a large delegation consisting essentially of members of her cabinet as well as the Ambassador of Congo DRC in Geneva, Switzerland, Marie-Ange Mushobekwa, Minister of Human Rights, takes part today in the annual elections to fill the 47 seats of the Human Rights Council on Monday, 16 October 2017, in the margins of the 34th ordinary session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Normally, Congo DRC, Angola, Senegal and Nigeria are on the “closed slate” to fill the four positions reserved for the African group in the UN Human Rights Council. Which...

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The Atrocities that occurred in the Kasai Region, following the phenomenon of Kamuina Nsapu

Present at the 35 th session of Human Right in Geneva, the Minister of Human Rights, Marie-Ange Mushobekwa, swept a backhand charges against the Democratic Republic of Congo in the atrocities that occurred in the Kasai region, following the phenomenon of Kamuina Nsapu, which became famous, associated with the electoral process.Ms. Mushobekwa showed, in black and white, that there is no cause and effect link between the security situation in the provinces of Kasai and the electoral process. “The Kamuina Nsapu phenomenon began in June 2016 on the basis of customary claims, while the national and presidential elections were...

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RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS

RELEASE DATED 22 AOUT 2016 IN CONNECTION WITH THE RELEASE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS AND MEASURES TAKEN OPINIONS ON FRIDAY, 19 AOUT 2016 BY THE GOVERNMENT The Movement for Renewal, MR, acronym, followed with close attention the recent decisions of the Government for the easing of the political climate. The MR recalls that among the claims included in its terms of reference submitted to the Head of State during the national consultations, he insisted, among other things, the release of media close to the political opposition. The MR notes that even if the action taken by the government Friday, August...

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The Violations of Human Rights in DRC Have Continued

As usual, the UN weekly press conference held Wednesday, April 13, 2016, simultaneously in Kinshasa and Goma. During this, the traditional issues were discussed, including information on the activities of the components of MONUSCO and the UN Country Team, as well as the security situation that prevailed in the country power last week. A session of questions and answers was crowned yesterday’s conference, hosted by the spokesman for MONUSCO, Felix Prosper Basse. Jose Maria Arnaz, director of the Joint Office of the United Nations for Human Rights (UNJHRO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo has expressed yesterday to journalists...

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