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News Digest Congo (DRC): Denis Mukwege, Vaccin Ebola, Massacres à Djugu, Athlétisme, Naufrage,…

News Digest Congo (DRC): Denis Mukwege, Vaccin Ebola, Massacres à Djugu, Athlétisme, Naufrage,…

Published every Monday, and updated daily through the week, our News Digest Congo (DRC) is a selected compilation of recent stories on various topics to keep an eye on, from grassroots groups, major NGOs and international media sources around the world. Available in English and/or French....

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins 2018 Sakharov Prize

The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded annually since 1988 to individuals, groups of people and organizations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. The first prize was awarded...

Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize!

On Friday, Nadia Murad and Congolese Dr Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for their “efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war“. We often mention the incredible work of Denis Mukwege at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, he has been...

The City of Joy Documentary is now available on Netflix

Documentaries have a very important role and we think they have the power to change the world. They promote greater understanding of the major events and issues of our time, and they can educate ourselves about important issues and change our perspective. We frequently organize online...

Evan Atar Adaha, chirurgien au Soudan du Sud, lauréat du prix Nansen 2018

Nous célébrons régulièrement l’engagement d’hommes et de femmes, médecins d’exception, qui mettent leurs compétences au service des populations les plus démunies. Certains travaillent dans des conditions particulièrement difficiles et ils sauvent quotidiennement...

Condamnations confirmées pour les viols au Kavumu, le Kasaï toujours en proie aux violences sexuelles

Condamnations confirmées pour les viols au Kavumu, le Kasaï toujours en proie aux violences sexuelles

Le mois dernier nous vous parlions du procès en appel des prévenus (parmi lesquels un élu) condamnés pour les viols de dizaines de bébés et d’enfants. De 2013 à 2016, les petites victimes âgées de 8 mois à 12 ans ont été violées par une milice dans le village de Kavumu,...

Les survivantes de violences sexuelles interpellent la communauté internationale aux côtés du Dr Mukwege

Les survivantes de violences sexuelles interpellent la communauté internationale aux côtés du Dr Mukwege

Il y a quelques jours, en parallèle du Conseil des Droits Humains à Genève, des survivantes de violences sexuelles ont interpelé la communauté internationale pour la reconnaissance et des réparations suite aux agressions qu’elles ont subit. On peut lire sur le site de la...

Viols au Kavumu : l’attente du verdict du procès en appel

Il s’agit de viols de bébés et d’enfants, par dizaines. Pendant 3 ans, de 2013 à 2016, les petites victimes âgées de 8 mois à 12 ans ont été violées par une milice dans le village de Kavumu, dans la province du Sud-Kivu au Congo. Alors qu’une dizaine de...

International Criminal Court acquits DR Congo’s former vice president Bemba on appeal

The former Congolese vice-president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has had his convictions for war crimes and crimes against humanity overturned. Bemba was found guilty in 2016 of crimes committed in the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) from 2002 to 2003. We can read the official...

Rape survivors protest against increasing violence in Congo (DRC)

Hundreds of rape survivors protested against increasing violence this week, following latest mass rapes in Congo. This is the news we can read on the Denis Mukwege Foundation website. More than 800 Congolese survivors of wartime sexual violence gathered in Bukavu, urging the Congolese...




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