News tagged "DR Congo"

DR Congo: Les Amis de Nelson MANDELA pour la Défense des Droits Humains organise conference, address recent violence

Our member organisation, “Les Amis de Nelson MANDELA pour la Défense des Droits Humains” (ANMDH) organised on 25 January 2018 a conference in Saint Joseph Parish in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, titled "The exercise of civil liberties in the DRC and the events of 31 December 2017 and 21 January 2018"...

DR Congo: Former Pax Christi International President seen as leader in the dissident movement in the DRC

An article in La Croix International outlines how the church has taken on a dissident role in the DR Congo. As the only remaining effective national institution, the Catholic Church has emerged as a bulwark against the government’s autocratic drift...

DR Congo: Les Amis de Nelson Mandela pour la Défense des Droits Humains raise human rights issue paradox

Les Amis de Nelson Mandela pour la Défense des Droits Humains (Friends of Nelson Mandela for the Defense of Human Rights), recently issued a newsletter exploring what it means for the DR Congo to be elected to a space on the UN Human Rights Council...

DR Congo: Archbishop Utembi delivers two speeches at Pax Christi Africa regional gathering

This month, our Africa regional coordinator, Dieudonné Serukabuza, with Marianne Moor, the new coordinator of PAX, gathered our member organisations in the Great Lakes region together for a workshop in the Archdiocese of Kisangani...

DR Congo: Réseau Jeunes dans le Monde pour la Paix (RJMP) urges government to sign the nuclear weapons ban treaty

Réseau Jeunes dans le Monde pour la Paix (RJMP, "Network for Youth in the World for Peace"), a Pax Christi International member organisation in the DR Congo, recently sent a letter to the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo encouraging them to sign the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons...

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