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DRC Spokesman Defends Expulsion of UN Human Rights Official

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has defended the expulsion of Scott Campbell, the director of the U.N. Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO). Campbell was declared persona non grata last week after the release of a U.N. report detailing serious human rights violations by Congolese security forces. The head of the U.N. Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) expressed his full confidence in Campbell and called on Kinshasa to reconsider its decision. The U.S. State...

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