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Belgian journalist Thierry Michel takes on impunity in DRC

March 19, 2012 5:44 PM ET

Who killed Floribert Chebeya, the president of the leading DRC human rights group La Voix des Sans Voix, and his driver, Fidèle Bazana, in June 2010 in Kinshasa? A few runaway police officers, according to the military tribunal that judged...

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DRC journalist Solange Lusiku honored for fortitude

February 8, 2012 3:42 PM ET

Seated near the fireplace in a historical home in Tournai, a medieval town 70 miles from Brussels and a stone's throw from the French border, while snow fell outside, Solange Lusiku Nsimire was enjoying not only the company of...

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Le CPJ déplore l'assassinat d'un journaliste en RDC

27 novembre 2008 14h48 ET

New York, le 24 novembre 2008--Suite à l'assassinat vendredi dernier d'un journaliste congolais en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), le Comité pour la protection des journalistes (CPJ) a déclaré aujourd'hui que la police de ce pays devrait faire une enquête...

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CPJ mourns death of Congolese reporter

November 24, 2008 5:08 PM ET

New York, November 24, 2008--Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo should thoroughly and transparently investigate the killing of a radio reporter on Friday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Trois condamnations à mort pour le meurtre d'un journaliste congolais

22 mai 2008 12h00 ET

New York, le 22 mai 2008--Trois hommes accusés d'avoir tué le journaliste congolais Serge Maheshe en 2007 ont été reconnus coupables et condamnés à mort, tandis que deux autres ont été acquittés dans un nouveau procès qui s'est terminé mercredi....

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Three sentenced in Congolese journalist's murder

May 22, 2008 12:00 AM ET

New York, May 22, 2008--Three men accused of killing Congolese journalist Serge Maheshe in 2007 were convicted and sentenced to death, while two others were acquitted in a retrial that ended Wednesday. The trial failed to establish a clear motive...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Democratic Republic of Congo

February 5, 2008 11:32 AM ET

The historic November 2006 presidential election--the first since the country's independence from Belgium in 1960--was followed by a yearlong nationwide wave of media abuses as the new administration struggled with rampant unrest, insecurity, and impunity in attacks against media workers....

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In DRC, photojournalist assassinated

August 10, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 10, 2007— A respected freelance photojournalist in eastern DRC was gunned down on Thursday evening as he returned home from covering a local conference on environmental protection, local journalists told CPJ. CPJ is investigating whether Patrick Kikuku...

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Police in Congo arrest suspects in journalist’s murder

June 14, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 14, 2007— Police arrested two suspects today in the killing of a broadcaster for United Nations-sponsored Radio Okapi in the eastern border town of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the station’s journalists told CPJ. CPJ...

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En RDC, la police interpelle des suspects dans le meurtre d’un journaliste

14 juin 2007 12h00 ET

New York, le 14 juin 2007—La police a interpellé aujourd’hui deux individus suspectés d’avoir abattu un journaliste de Radio Okapi, une station parrainée par les Nations Unies, dans la ville frontalière de Bukavu, à l’est de la République Démocratique du...

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