Meer nieuws uit Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)

1 April 2019

Pre-session Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)

In March 2019 Anne-Marie Verwiel en Irma van den Berg attended the pre-session organized by UPR-Info on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In October 2018 Lawyers for Lawyers and Défense de la Défense jointly submitted

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8 October 2018

UPR-submission Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)

On 4 October 2018, Lawyers for Lawyers and Défense de la Défense jointly submitted a report for the Universal Periodic Review of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This review will take place in May 2019. In the report, Lawyers for Lawyers

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30 November 2017

Lawyer Firmin Yangambi still imprisoned

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)

Lawyers for Lawyers called on the authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to immediately release human rights lawyer Firmin Yangambi. Mr. Yangambi has been imprisoned since September 2009 and was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by a

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20 October 2017

Oral statement at Human Rights Committee

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)

Lawyers for Lawyers delivered an oral statement to the United Nations Human Rights Committee about the situation of lawyers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This week, the Committee reviewed the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by

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