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j'ai mon petit frère qui est enseignant ici à R.D.CONGO à BUKAVU qu'il répond au nom de JEAN il est marier et père de beaucoup des enfants il aime beaucoup de prière chaque fois il est dans la communauté de prière de la miséricorde divine de Jésus-Christ ici quand une personne aime la prière ce menant la période la tentation et un jour une commerçant arrivait chez lui il lui avait dit je veux acheter votre parcelle qui vous appartienne maintenant mon petit frère jean lui avait dit non je n'est vent pas chez moi cette parcelle que vous voyer ce pour ma famille pour me enfants cette commerçant lui avait dit vouloir ou par je veux vous acheter cette parcelle toi enseignant simple je veux te faire quitter ici et moi reste ici je veux construire ici alors mon petit frère il avait allez ces chez les amies des bonne volontiers de lui prêter de l"argent de crédit pour la constructions d"une petite maisonnette pour gardait cette petite parcelle alors pendant la construction de cette maisonnette cette commerçant il avait venir avec beaucoup des personnes et démolie cette maison et le mette sur la terre est le disait je veux te mettre dan la prison ,commissariat il avait allais au commissariat et puis lui avait mis dans le commissariat pendant quelque jour et le transféré au parquet de grande instance de BUKAVU en R.D.Congo et puis le mettre au prison centrale alors nous les membres de la famille avec l"appuis de prière dieu nous avait compris et il était quitter dans le prison et rentré chez lui et maintenant chaque fois il allait au parquet pour le jugement main l"adversaire là il n"est intersession plus pas la suite , pas de jugement , conclusion ici au R.D.Congo celui qui n'a pas d"argent il n"est gagne pas le problème du procès même si il est dans le droit le pauvre on nous mettait chaque jour sous leur pieud merci.

English translation by PulseWire member AnnieTheriault

My little brother Jean is a teacher in Bukavu, in the DRC. He is married, the father of many children and he likes to pray. He belongs to a prayer community. One day, a salesman went to him and said that he wanted to buy his plot of land. My brother Jean said no and explained that the land was not for sale and that it was for his family and children. The salesman said that Jean was a just a teacher and that he would get the land and make him leave it. So my brother went to see some of his friends and they loaned him some money to build a small house on the plot. However, as the little house was being built, the salesman came with many other people and destroyed it. He told my brother that he would send him to jail. They did send him to the police station for a few days and then transferred my brother to the Bukavu Public Prosecutor’s Office. Finally, he was sent to the central jail. All of my family members and I prayed. God heard our prayers and my brother was released and sent home. Now, every time he goes to the Public Prosecutor’s office, he faces his adversary, the salesman. There has been no judgment, no conclusion. In DRC, a person without money can never win a trial, even if this person is right. Thank-you.

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AnnieTheriault's picture

Translation

My little brother Jean is a teacher in Bukavu, in the DRC. He is married, the father of many children and he likes to pray. He belongs to a prayer community. One day, a salesman went to him and said that he wanted to buy his plot of land. My brother Jean said no and explained that the land was not for sale and that it was for his family and children. The salesman said that Jean was a just a teacher and that he would get the land and make him leave it. So my brother went to see some of his friends and they loaned him some money to build a small house on the plot. However, as the little house was being built, the salesman came with many other people and destroyed it. He told my brother that he would send him to jail. They did send him to the police station for a few days and then transferred my brother to the Bukavu Public Prosecutor’s Office. Finally, he was sent to the central jail. All of my family members and I prayed. God heard our prayers and my brother was released and sent home. Now, every time he goes to the Public Prosecutor’s office, he faces his adversary, the salesman. There has been no judgment, no conclusion. In DRC, a person without money can never win a trial, even if this person is right. Thank-you.

torilynnfox's picture

Hello Anuciata

Thank you very much for sharing your story with us. It seems common in all countries that those with the most money can do as they please and do not have to always follow the laws or what is right. Even in the most developed and democratic societies, those with money still find a way to bend the rules for their own gain. I am very glad to hear that your brother was released. Was he able to get his land back? I certainly hope so. What an awful thing for him to have to endure, and for no reason at all. It must be so frustrating for him that the salesman has not suffered any consequences for his actions.

I will be praying for your family and that justice will be served.

Keep writing, we are listening.

sallysmithr's picture

Very unjust

Thank you very much for sharing. It is awful that people are able to do that to others. No one should be able to take what is not rightfully theres. I think that is great, although a scary situation, that your brother stood up for himself and his family. Hopefully we can continue to fight for our rights so that things such as this will no longer occur.

Thanks again,

Sally

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