Adsad' Statement & News
Security Council Press Statement on Democratic Republic of the Congo. 16 JANUARY 2018
UN chief calls for restraint, urges Kabila to step down
DRC violence shows Kabila 'determined to stay in power'
End to Mugabe rule: other autocratic leaders may fear similar fate: Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, Yoweri Museveni in Uganda, Paul Kagame in Rwanda, Pierre Nkurunziza in Burundi, and Joseph Kabila in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The guardian, 22/11/2017
Congo opposition leader set to challenge Kabila. 4/09/2017 : Felix Tshisekedi, the
leader of the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has returned to the capital Kinshasa and plans to challenge
President Joseph Kabila who has so far refused to set a date for presidential elections.
Human Rights Watch: 27 Killed in Congo Protest
Congolese police detain protesters demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power by the end of the year in Kinshasa,
Democratic Republic of Congo, July 31, 2017
Joseph Kabila and government crackdown against the political opposition, media, and civil society groups continues. Human
Rights Watch, 17/04/2017
DR Congo: Bodies of Two UN Experts Found after a large-scale human rights violations in the region. March 28, 2017
Government and opposition agree: Joseph Kabila will step down as president of the Democratic Republic of
Congo after elections are held before the end of 2017. Aljazeera, 3/1/2017
President Joseph Kabila's attempt to remain in power beyond his term. DRC delays election to 2018 despite opposition anger.
Targeted sanctions on Joseph Kabila & officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo, responsible for violence and rights
violations amid rising political tensions. U.S. lawmakers want Obama to impose sanctions on Congo. Fri May 27, 2016
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stressed the need for timely and credible elections in the Democratic Republic
of Congo during a recent meeting with President Joseph Kabila. Reuters, 25th April 2016.
The United States via the Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby raises voice: the harassment and
detention of peaceful activists and opposition leaders is not acceptable. February 18, 2016.
Joseph Kabila Forever: The dangers of an extended presidency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Human Watch, 2015.
Kabila's Speech: Path to Glissement? Kabila want to kill more. By Friends of the Congo, 30/11/2015
Joseph Kabila Forever: The dangers of an extended presidency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Human Watch, 2015.
to be the beginning of the end of Joseph Kabila's presidency. PDT, 16/09/2015
Aid given by the UK to countries with a history of fraud and corruption should be "conditional" on them improving
their governance, MPs have said. BBC 28/07/2015
UN urges exhumation of bodies from mass burial in DR Congo. By AFP, 16/04/2015
The Democratic Republic of Congo senate has amended a controversial census bill following four days of violent nationwide
protests. 42 killed according to Human Right Organisations. 23/01/2015
DRCongo : 15 Protestors
Killed by Kabila’s Army. Protestors in Kinshasa, Goma, Bukavu against alleged plans by Congolese President Joseph Kabila to extend his rule. Monday 19 Jan. 15
A mass trial of 39 soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo has ended with two convicted of rape and 13 others cleared.
Joseph Kabila is trying to change the constitution in order to stay in power after 13 years. Please click
here to read the interview with the National Secretary of Kabila’s Party. What we should learn from
the former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela life? 19/03/2014
Please click here to read the response from one member of the opposition
DR Congo: Mass Arrests of Activists: Crackdown on Free Expression Raises Election Concerns, Human Rights Watch, 18/03/2015
DR Congo, UN troops launch offensive against Rwandan rebels. France 24, 13/03/2014
DR Congo's Lubumbashi hit by fighting; BBC news, 7/01/2014
DR Congo 'repulses'
TV, airport and army base attacks; BBC News, 30 December 2013
The Democratic Republic of Congo is potentially one of the richest countries on earth, but colonialism, slavery and corruption
have turned it into one of the poorest, by historian Dan Snow. BBC Oct 2013
Alain Moloto killed by a strong poison for being opponent to Kabila’s regime. 15/08/2013
The United States last week called on Rwanda to end its backing of the rebel forces and they has given the rebel forces
48 hours to leave the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma or face "the use of force", according to
AFP news agency. 30/07/2013
Thousands of people
who have fled fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda face health risks because of a lack of drinking water.
Adsad’s national coordinator Lawyer Jean Claude Ngandu was one of the delegates at the 5th World Congress against the
death penalty in Madrid, Spain, from 12 to 15 June 2013.
Angelina Jolie and William Hague visit Congo on anti-rape mission; Sexual violence in conflict has to be resolved.
DR Congo: UN chief Ban Ki Moon visited a hospital for the victims of sexual violence. He was greeted with chants that mixed
anger with anguish: UN's failed illusion of security in the east - 25/05/2013, BBC News, Goma.
Congo prisoners dying from hunger, torture. March 13 2013 at 08:35pm, By Reuters
Congo succession drama still plays out years after Kabila’s death, 22/02/2013
World Report 2012: Democratic Republic of Congo
Human rights violations and war crimes by M23 in DR Congo. Human Rights Watch, 05 February 2013
DR Congo's M23 rebels declare unilateral ceasefire but Government spokesman Lambert Mende said the government did not
have much confidence in the rebel ceasefire. BBC News Africa; 8/01/2013
War in DR Congo: “Both Rwanda and Uganda have been supporting M23,” Reuters quoted from the 44-page report. The Secretary-General vaguely called “on all relevant States to use their influence on the M23 to bring about an end
to the attacks. 25/11/2012
FULL REPORT ABOUT THE IMPLICATION: DR Congo:
Rwanda Should Stop Aiding War Crimes Suspect
Congolese Renegade General Bosco Ntaganda Receives Recruits and Weapons from Rwanda; by Human Rights Watch; June 2012.
From one occupation to another: the same story – where is UN force? The United Nations Security Council expressed deep
concern. 17/07/2012. By David R Arnott, NBC News
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo carried out killings and arbitrary arrests after elections last year,
according to a UN report. 20/03/2012
DR Congo: President Kabila's aide dies in plane crash; 12/02/2012
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo have fired tear gas to disperse supporters of the opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi.
26 January 2012
The poll was heavily criticised by foreign observers, the opposition and Catholic bishops - who complained in a statement
of "treachery, lies and terror" and called on the election commission to correct "serious errors’’.
Congolese in London are against election’s fraud - DR Congo protests in London result in 139 arrests. 12 December 2011
DR CONGO S.O.S. after Fraud in Elections. 10/12/2011
Fraud in DR Congo’s Elections and voting extended in some areas.
BBC News. 29/11/2011
Learn from the Death of Gaddafi: From 1969 to August 2011: Muammar Gaddafi ruled Libya for 42
years as a Dictator. 21/10/2011
The Tyrant dubbed 'Mad
Dog' hid in drain and begged for his life in final moments. From 1969 to August 2011: Muammar Gaddafi ruled Libya for
42 years as a Dictator, refusing to share the power or to organise a free elections. He died as he ruled without mercy. Gaddafi
was behind the Pan-Am flight 103 bombed over Lockerbie and he supported many others dictators, and many guns or explosives were
supplied by Gaddafi’s regime. Fleeing tyrant Muammar Gaddafi was killed yesterday after being dragged from a drain begging for
Congo elections: Fears of violence, unity doubts. Etienne Tshisekedi is one of the candidates. By MICHELLE FAUL -
Associated Press. 14/08/2011
Congo's rail revamp backed by China and World Bank but there are some major problems regarding this
12 May 2011
More than 1,100 women raped every day, report says. AFP, 11.05.2011
The end of Laurent Gbagbo is a Strong Signal
to dictators: Obama welcomes Gbagbo
capture. AFP, 11 Apr. 11
Greediness and fragile states – 19 Mar. 11
DR Congo: Six killed in 'coup bid' against Kabila, 27 February 2011 at 15:36
on trial for killing Floribert Chebeya: the continuation of impunity - BBC News - November 12, 2010
PRESIDENT KABILA IN THE EAST, FROM ITURI TO KISANGANI: Local authorities have ordered the closing of all businesses, forcing
the people to take part in the celebrations marking the arrival of the president Kabila; MISNA: DR Congo, 17/9/2010.
Hundreds mourn murdered DR Congo rights activist – Floribert Chebeya – 27 June 2010 - (AFP)
tries to show to the International Community that they loved Floribert after his assassination - Just a lie
The assassination of Floribert Chebeya is unacceptable - 6/6/2010
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Sexual violence and the reign of impunity in DR Congo! 20 April 2010
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General
for Sexual Violence, Margot Wallström, stressed that impunity and armed conflict must be brought to an end.
Remaining Conflicts: Inter communal talks
in Baraka, territory of Fizzi;
MONUC press conference about the Situation in DRCongo - 20/08/2009
The commander of MONUC Forces, General Babacar Gaye said: “the Situation in the field requires urgent new reinforcements” 20 June 2009
Launch of overall strategy in the fight against
sexual violence in the DRC
Eoin Young / MONUC
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appeals for a reinforced collaboration between the DRC and MONUC - MONUC PIO -02 mar. 09 - 16.18h
MONUC condemns exactions
and threats on Congolese civilian populations by the FDLR - MONUC Information Note - 18 feb. 09 - 10.09h
Happy new year – 2009 and Message from Europe’s representative Office
'killed opponents' – BBC - 26 nov. 08 - 10.41h
European Union concerned by DR Congo unrest but not ready
to send troops – AFP - 10 nov. 08 - 14.05h
UN says Rwanda
tanks fired at Congo – AP - 04 nov. 08 - 11.16h
Rwanda’s government is actively
supporting Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda.
Laurent Nkunda want to kill
more: Thousands flee fighting as Congo rebels seize gorilla park- CNN - 26 oct. 08 - 18.33h
DRC: NGO opts out after
attack on staff
– IRIN - 26 sep. 08 - 15.52h
Hundreds of fleeing
Congolese cross into Uganda: UN – AFP- 26 sep. 08 -
prime minister, 83, quits citing old age – AFP - 26 sep. 08 - 11.01h
People greeted his resignation
on the streets of Kinshasa with insouciance as they remained focused on their daily struggles.
INTERVIEW-East Congo risks plunging back into war - U.N. – Reuters - 04 sep. 08 - 16.46h
Clashes resume between army
and rebels in DR Congo – AFP - 05 sep. 08 - 15.39h
DRC: Health crisis looms as doctors' strike continues – IRIN - 22 aug. 08 - 19.28h
Congo's former government headed by current President Joseph Kabila lost and stole
$1.3 billion – report. Last year,
corruption watchdog Transparency International put Congo in the top 10 of
the world's most corrupt countries. Reuters-24 jul. 08 - 09.09h
Congolese former rebel warlord, vice-president, opposition’s leader Jean-Pierre Bemba transferred to
The International Criminal Court– Reuters - 03 jul. 08 - 16.16h
Belgian court clears way for
Bemba transfer to war crimes court – AFP - 02 jul. 08 - 08.32h
When the European Union is reinforcing these decisions to close doors to the asylum seekers and immigrants, to highlight the
World Refugee Day, the UN Secretary General calls a redoubling of efforts. 20 jun. 08 - 15.19h
in DR Congo against former rebel leader's arrest – AFP - 27 may. 08 - 09.32h
Congo rebels recruiting in Uganda- UPDF - General Laurent Nkunda is secretly drafting Ugandans
into his forces to fight the Kinshasa government - The Monitor - 22 may. 08 - 12.11h
Stop recruiting children to
fight – Reuters - 08 may.
08 - 16.41h
After Election, RD Congo have now a President, Prime Ministre and
President of National Assembly.
Second Round between Joseph Kabila (44.81% ) and Jean Pierre Bemba (20.03%) in presidential election - 21 aug. 06 - 13.06h
Partiel Results of Elections in DR Congo - 19/08/2006
Résultats Partiels des Elections Présisentielles en RD Congo
Partiel Results of Elections in DR Congo - 12/08/2006