Patrick Kikuku

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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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Attaques contre la presse en 2011: La République démocratique du Congo

21 février 2012 4h55 ET

Le président sortant Joseph Kabila a annoncé sa victoire à l'élection présidentielle de novembre, entachée d'irrégularités et marquée par une flambée des attaques contre les organes de presse. Alors que les observateurs internationaux contestaient les résultats, les forces de Kabila...

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Attacks on the Press in 2011: Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 21, 2012 12:27 AM ET

Incumbent Joseph Kabila claimed victory in a November presidential election marred by widespread voting irregularities and a spike in attacks on news outlets. While international observers questioned the results, Kabila forces launched a crackdown on dissent. Attacks on the...

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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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Un gouverneur de la RDC exhorté à assurer la sécurité d'un journaliste

8 mai 2009 12h20 ET

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Congolese governor urged to ensure journalist's safety

May 7, 2009 3:03 PM ET

Dear Governor Kahongya: We are concerned about the safety of journalist Tuver Wundi Muhindo following an armed attack on his home in the North Kivu capital of Goma on April 12. The incident followed the 2007 murder of Goma photojournalist Patrick Kikuku Wilingula, which is still unsolved. We call on you to use your influence to ensure authorities conduct a thorough and transparent investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 10, 2009 12:39 AM ET

Two years after transitioning to democracy in historic U.N.-backed elections, the Democratic Republic of the Congo was one of the most perilous countries in Africa for journalists. For the fourth consecutive year, a journalist was murdered in unclear circumstances, this...

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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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