Posted by: APO | 1 December 2016

“Fragile” DRC at risk as government clamps down on critics, UN expert warns

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is silencing critics in clear violation of international human rights law, a United Nations expert has warned. The action, which includes jamming radio broadcasts and arresting journalists, is targeting the independent media at a time of high political tension, says the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye. “These… Read more on


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