(New York) — Human Rights Watch today condemned the killing on Monday of at least 37 civilians, including five priests and nuns, by rebels fighting to unseat President Laurent Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The organization also expressed alarm at press reports pointing to rebel ...
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HRW Condemns Security Council's Inaction In Face Of Evidence Of Crimes Against Humanity In The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Human Rights Watch today deplored the weak presidential statement issued by the United Nations Security Council late last night on massacres in the Congo. The U.N. statement condemned massacres and other crimes against humanity committed in 1996-97 in the former Zaire, currently the Democratic ...
Human Rights Watch today welcomed a new United Nations report on massacres of refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the campaign that brought President Laurent Kabila's to power in May 1997. Although the DRC government systematically obstructed the work of the Secretary General ...
Human Rights Watch Calls For Unequivocal Rejection of The Latest Demands On Investigative Team In The DR Congo
In a letter delivered today to the office of the Secretary General Kofi Annan, Human Rights Watch expressed grave concern about the new conditions on the United Nations investigative team in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to diplomatic sources, the investigative team in Kinshasa ...
Human Rights Watch Calls for the Establishment of a War Crimes Commission for the Democratic Republic Of Congo
In a letter addressed to the United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan and released publicly today, Human Rights Watch is calling for the establishment of a war crimes commission to investigate the alleged atrocities committed in the course of the military offensive in Zaire (now the Democratic ...