Congo: Further information: Opposition leader’s appeal yet to be heard: Paulin Makaya
The Court of Appeal of Brazzaville is yet to consider an appeal filed on 25 July by Congolese political opposition leader, Paulin Makaya. Congolese law states that the Court of Appeal must provide a ruling on an appeal application within three months of filing. Paulin Makaya has appealed against a two year prison sentence and a fine of 3,800 Euros for taking part in an unauthorized protest. He is currently imprisoned at the central prison of Brazzaville.