Men in South Kivu recently gathered to advocate for the cause of women and girls to support all actions that put an end to the various forms of violence towards them. The support was given at the official launch of the ‘V-men Congo’ – movement that took place 7 March 2014 in the Bodega-room in Bukavu.
The access of women to justice remains glaring problem in Shabunda. Customary courts handle different issues linked to breaches in the villages. Customs and local institutions are not protect women. Like result, women do not know who to turn to claim their rights. This area has recently benefited from the construction of a police court, built in Shabunda center. Continue reading
Seventeen of the twenty-one Congolese students arrested in India were released in the evening of Wednesday, June 19, said the same day the Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ram Manohar. Shortly before the announcement, his DRC counterpart announced that they “will be released on bail tomorrow [Thursday], pending legal proceedings to classify this case.” Continue reading
For more than two weeks, several people are routinely arrested in Goma (North Kivu) and sent to Kinshasa. They are accused by the security services to work with the rebellion of the M23, said on Wednesday, 12 June, local sources. But for the families of victims, it is simply arbitrary arrests. Continue reading
Movement of 23 March announced Wednesday, June 12 that will hold the “judgment” of a dozen young Rutshuru arrested last week. Most of these young people were arrested during the closure by organized rebellion in the city of Kiwanja 75 km north of Goma. Continue reading
Gunmen attacked Monday, June 3 in the evening at the residence of member of parliament Jaribu Muliwavyo at Goma North Kivu . No report has yet been provided. Police sources indicate that the attackers fled after the response of the guard member. Continue reading
In this interview, the ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda speaks on current issues in this jurisdiction. She also defended the work of the ICC, falsely accused, according to her, only prosecute African leaders
It is an action initiated by the commander of the operation in Ituri SAFISHA and garrison military prosecutor in Bunia in Ituri, to stop all military and women involved in the cultivation and sale of hemp. According to Colonel FALL Sikabwe goal is to straighten the security situation becomes more alarming.
Controversial, the new press law makes waves to Brussels, the seat of the European institutions. Indeed, Amnesty International organized an action on May 31 at the Embassy of Burundi in Brussels. Concerned, this new press law, considered draconian, currently on the table in Burundi.