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Common John Numbi directed an arrest warrant

Wanted by justice to explain his involvement in the Chebeya affair, former Congolese police chief John Numbi has fled abroad and is now under arrest warrant. NGOs are asking the Congolese government for his extradition to Kinshasa following his flight from the DRC. as reported from Kinshasa,Kamanda Wa Kamanda MuzembeHe was…

human rights activist’s lawyer

Congo-Brazzaville has been led for almost 37 years by Denis Sassou-Nguesso, who is seeking a new presidential mandate tomorrow, Sunday 21 March. He will face six other candidates, including two former ministers, Mathias Dzon and Brice Parfait Kolélas. On the eve of this presidential election, FIDH and its Congolese partner, OCHD, say they are "deeply" concerned about the "deterioration of the democratic…

opponent Paul Rusesabagina refuses to continue

In Rwanda, Paul Rusesabagina has announced that he will no longer appear before the judges. At the sixth hearing of his trial, on Friday 12 March, the opponent considered that he did not benefit from a fair trial and therefore refused to continue to participate. Once again, the Court rejected the objections raised by Paul Rusesabagina's lawyers. They had requested another six months to prepare his defense and investigate this file, according to them, particularly complicated, given that the opponent appears along with…

controversy after the death of a political opponent in the prison in Conakry

A Guinean opponent, detained since September in Conakry, died Wednesday night through Thursday, December 17. Roger Bamba, in his forties, was a member of the communications cell and youth leader of the Union for Democratic Forces in Guinea (UFDG), the largest opposition party, led by Cellou Dalein Diallo. He died a few hours after being transferred to the hospital in the capital. He was arrested after…

PDCI-RDA senators are demanding the release of their accomplices

In Côte d'Ivoire, a sign of the still tense political climate, the government extended the ordinance banning demonstrations on public roads until 30 November. If the meeting on November 11 between Alassane Ouattara and Henri Konan Bedié made it possible to lower tensions slightly, nothing has been resolved. Many opposition leaders are still being detained and their parties in particular are demanding…

of prisoners tell of the abuse they suffered

In Chad, a few days ago, we told about the discovery of the Chadian Convention for the Defense of Human Rights by a secret prison of the National Security Agency. CTDDH condemns a real death. The government talks about dungeons where prisoners are treated "very well". RFI found five former residents of this detention center, two of whom agreed to testify with their faces exposed.…

UN calls for the release of opponent Maurice Kamto

UN human rights experts are calling for the release of the main opposition leader Maurice Kamto and those arrested during protests organized by the opposition last month. In a press release, UN experts call on Yaoundé to release the president of Cameroon's Renaissance movement, Maurice Kamto, blocked in his home since Sept. 22. Officially, he is not the subject of any arrest warrant or house arrest, but according to his lawyers, he cannot leave his home. His residence is surrounded by hundreds of elements from the…

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