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DRC: Fear of ill-treatment / prisoners of conscience
18 January 1999

Five leading members of prominent opposition parties, Adrien Phongo Kunda, Joseph Mukendi wa Mulumba, Cleophas Kamitatu Masamba, Bofassa ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/004/1999

Democratic Republic of Congo: Fear of torture / prisoner of ...
13 January 1999

Louis Botimbili Kalome was freed in the evening of 9 January 1999. He had not been subjected to physical torture.

Urgent Action       AFR 62/002/1999

Democratic Republic of Congo: "Disappearance"/fear of ill ...
13 January 1999

At least 25 members of the Tutsi ethnic group and human rights activists Christophe Bintu and Bienvenu Kasole have "disappeared" after their arrest ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/003/1999

Democratic Republic of Congo: Fear of torture / prisoner of ...
8 January 1999

Amnesty International is seriously concerned that Louis Botombili Kalome is in danger of being tortured and ill-treated in detention at the Gendarmerie ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/001/1999

1999 UN Commission on Human Rights: Making human rights ...
1 January 1999

This report details the areas of concern that Amnesty International will raise at the 55th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights in March/April ...

Report       IOR 41/001/1999

Democratic Republic of Congo: Further information on unfair ...
8 December 1998

On 4 December 1998, the military Order Court in Kinshasa found the former governor of Bas Congo province, Leonard Fuka Unzola, guilty of treason ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/040/1998

Democratic Republic of Congo: Unfair trials / death penalty ...
1 December 1998

Tshikombo Mandjika, Ngoie wa Mulango, Beya Mulumba, Mikobi Bope and Kasongo Dibwe were sentenced to death by the Cour d'ordre militaire (Military ...

Urgent Action       AFR 62/039/1998

Democratic Republic of Congo: Great Lakes: Thousands of ...
23 November 1998

News Service: 225/98. AI INDEX: AFR 62/38/98. EMBARGOED UNTIL 1400 GMT MONDAY 23 NOVEMBER 1998. Great ...

Press Release       AFR 62/038/1998

Democratic Republic of Congo: War against unarmed civilians
23 November 1998

This document details the massive human rights violations committed against unarmed civilian populations in the DRC by the forces involved in armed ...

Report       AFR 62/036/1998

Burundi: Insurgency and counter-insurgency perpetuate ...
19 November 1998

Between December 1997 and September 1998 hundreds of unarmed civilians were killed by the Burundian security forces or by armed opposition groups ...

Report       AFR 16/034/1998