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Torture Thrives in Climate of Impunity in DR Congo

A U.N. watchdog group is demanding an end to the widespread practice of torture and other cruel punishments in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The DRC is one of six countries examined by the U.N. Committee Against Torture, which monitors the implementation by States of the Convention Against Torture.  At the conclusion of its four-week session, the Committee criticized the DRC for failing to meet this test. Democratic Republic of Congo's Minister for Human Rights...

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