Submission to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The ICJ drew attention to the persistent violence and the deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation mainly due to the repeated and large-scale armed conflicts in the country.

It urged the Council to call for urgent measures to establish the rule of law, curb impunity and ensure the protection of civilians and internally displaced persons and full enjoyment of human rights for the population.

DR Congo-UPR-non-legal submission-2009 (full text, PDF)

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