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UN Security Council Should Act on Congo

Expand Security forces pursue peaceful protesters in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on December 31, 2017.  © 2017 John Bompengo Ambassador Haley and members of the Security Council, thank for you inviting me on behalf of Human Rights Watch to speak today. On January 21, security forces shot 24-year-old Thérèse Kapangala just outside her church in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, soon after Sunday Mass. The bullet entered her arm and went to her heart. She died on the way to the hospital. Thérèse was studying to be a nun and planned to enter a convent…

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