Democratic Republic of Congo: Incommunicado detention/ Fear of torture and other ill-treatment

Democratic Republic of Congo: Incommunicado detention/ Fear of torture and other ill-treatment

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Index Number: AFR 62/006/2009
Date Published: 16 March 2009
Categories: Democratic Republic Of Congo

Human rights defenders Floribert Chebeya Bahizire, Dolly Inefo Mbunga and Donat Tshikaya were arrested on 15 March in Kinshasa, the DRC’s capital, by officers of the Police Nationale Congolaise , national police force. According to eyewitnesses, the men were beaten, handcuffed and “thrown” into police vehicles and then taken to the Kin-Mazière detention centre in central Kinshasa, the headquarters of the Special Services police.


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