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UN Rights Body Should Encourage DR Congo to Combat Impunity

In recent months, some human rights progress has been made in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but there is still a lot of work to be done. We have seen a decline in political repression, as most political prisoners and activists detained solely for exercising their fundamental rights are now free, while many activists and politicians who were in exile have been allowed to return. Rights improvements – while still fragile – should be encouraged, to pave the way for lasting institutional changes. However, enormous challenges in Congo remain. Peaceful demonstrators continue to be arbitrarily arrested…

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