Submit this form
Home News Videos Music Photos Facebook Twitter Friends Newsletter Podcasts Mobile RSS
News | Police


12 Congolese National Police officers on UN mission for the first time

MONUC - September 1, 2007

Congo Policemen working for UNThursday 30 August 2007 marked the official handing over ceremony of UN berets for 12 National Congolese Police (PNC) officers, who will start 12 month tours of duty in UN peacekeeping missions in Haiti and the Ivory Coast. This historic occasion marks the first time ever that Congolese police officers will serve under the UN flag.
Journalist Rights Group in DRC Outraged Over Death Sentences

VOA News - August 29, 2007

Serge MahesheA journalist rights group is calling for a retrial in the Democratic Republic of Congo after four men were convicted Tuesday by a military court of killing a journalist and sentenced to death. Congolese police officials say justice has been served, but Reporters Without Borders says the trial has been a farce.
UN peacekeepers caught up in continuing unrest in North Kivu

IRIN - August 23, 2007

UN peacekeepers in CongoInstability in the Rusthuru region of North Kivu, which included an attack on UN peacekeepers, caused the temporary displacement of more than 10,000 people, officials said.
UN Mission in Congo National Staff Goes On Strike

MONUC - August 23, 2007

MONUC staffThe National Staff Association of the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC), has asked the national employees of the mission to observe a "suspension of service" on Thursday 23 August 2007. This decision results from some grievances that are the subject of ongoing discussions between the association and the administration of the mission.
Southern African Leaders Face Worsening Zimbabwe Crisis

VOA News - August 17, 2007

Leaders of the Southern African Development Community were converging in Lusaka, Zambia, on Wednesday for a summit of regional heads of state to begin Thursday and which SADC and other sources said will focus substantially on the Zimbabwe crisis.


Security Council extends arms embargo against militias in DR Congo

UN News - August 13, 2007

Un Security CouncilThe Security Council today extended by six months its arms embargo against militia groups operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and condemned the continuing illicit flow of weapons into and around the vast African country.
Hell on earth - systematic rape in Eastern Congo

The Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (JHA) - August 10, 2007

Often the women are kidnapped while working in the fields or on the way to fetch water, food or firewood. Often kidnappings occur during raids of villages by armed attackers, who often come in groups of two to five.The victims are taken from the villages into the forest where they are held captive and are gang raped for days or months.


V-DAY, UNICEF call for end to rape, sexual torture against girls in eastern DRC

UNICEF - August 7, 2007

V-DAY, UNICEFHighlighting the issue of violence against women and girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), renowned playwright Eve Ensler has chronicled her first-hand encounters with women in eastern DRC, where sexual violence has become a routine weapon of war. Her account appears in Glamour magazine today.
Conviction of Government soldiers in DR Congo welcomed by UN mission

UN News - July 30, 2007

The United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today welcomed the conviction by a Congolese court of nine Government soldiers for killing 31 unarmed civilians last year.


UN Accuses DRC of Excessive Force in Quashing Protests

VOA News - July 28, 2007

Louise ArbourA report Friday by the office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights accuses the Democratic Republic of Congo of using excessive force in putting down protests in the Bas-Congo province early this year. More than 100 people were reportedly killed during the clashes.







Examples: Kabila | Tshisekedi | Kinshasa | Mazembe


Live TV Congo Radio en ligne Radio
Available on App Store
Get it on Google Play



Contact Us | About Us | Édition en Français | French Edition

© 2018 CongoPlanet.com. All rights reserved.