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Wednesday, 10-22-14, 10:09Gynaecologist Wins Rights Prize[Deutsche Welle]The 2014 Sakharov Prize, one of Europe's most prestigious human rights accolades, will go to the Congolese physician Denis Mukwege for his treatment of the victims of gang rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 10:09European Human Rights Prize Awarded to Congolese Gynecologist[Deutsche Welle]The 2014 Sakharov Prize, one of Europe's most prestigious human rights accolades, will go to the Congolese physician Denis Mukwege for his treatment of the victims of gang rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 9:56Newspaper Publisher Held for Past Two Months Over Article[RSF]Reporters Without Borders is appalled that newspaper publisher Mike Mukebayi has been held without any justification for the past two months because of a libel suit. The length of his pre-trial detention is out of all proportion, especially as judicial examination of the case has not yet begun. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 18:01DR Congo President in Arusha for Special Mission[Daily News]Arusha -THE President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Mr Joseph Kabila shall Saturday accompany his host, President Jakaya Kikwete at the Tanzania Military Academy in Monduli District to commission officers cadets of intake 54/13 DRC. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 18:00ICGLR Ministers Committee Analyzes Experts' Report On Situation in Eastern DRC[ANGOP]Luanda -The Committee of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is gathered in Luanda, in order to analyze the military and security situation in eastern DR Congo and consult points of view for the third joint meeting with SADC, taking place later this Monday. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 17:55Kinshasa Expels UN Envoy[UN News]The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said today that he "regrets and condemns" the decision of the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to order his top official in the country to leave within 48 hours, and the serious intimidation aimed at other human rights staff in there. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 12:08The Ebola You Haven't Heard About[Chatham House]As the world has rightly focused on the response to the terrible outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, and the new cases in Europe and the US, another unrelated Ebola outbreak has taken place in the Equateur province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more...
Saturday, 10-18-14, 18:35UN Calls for Decisive Joint Military Action[UN News]In the wake of an overnight attack by suspected Ugandan-based rebels near the eastern Democratic Repulic of the Congo town Beni - the second deadly assault in 48 hours - the United Nations envoy in the country is calling for 'decisive joint military actions' by the Congolese army and UN peacekeeping troops to end the group's reign of terror. read more...
Saturday, 10-18-14, 9:38New Massacre in East[Deutsche Welle]Several people have been killed in a new attack in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, just days after a similar massacre. Victims of the attack reportedly include a soldier. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 14:32High Profile Military Operations Against ADF Will Not Rebuild Local Stability[African Arguments]After a period of apparent quiet in the Grand North - the area that runs down from the Rwenzori Mountains to the bottom of Lake Edward and into Virunga National Park - insecurity is making the headlines again with reports of attacks, kidnappings and people fleeing villages around Oicha. This has been blamed on the ADF rebel group which has a leadership of radical Islamic Ugandans. read more...

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