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Crisis in Eastern Zaire: Amnesty International's appeal for the protection of human rights in the crisis in eastern Zaire

, Index number: AFR 02/015/1996

This document outlines in detail an urgent appeal that Amnesty International is launching for the protection of human rights in the region of Eastern Zaire and neighbouring countries, in the hope that concerted action by governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, local commanders and concerned citizens can prevent more abuses and start to lay the basis for a situation where human rights are protected. The appeal sums up the measures it believes are most needed immediately and in the long term.

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