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VIOLENCES DES DROITS HUMAINS EN RDC

INTRODUCTION
Durant les mois qui ont précédés les élections en RDC en 2006, le peuple Congolais avait voté les lois qui ont réjouis tous les citoyens qui avaient vécu longtemps dans la souffrance causé par les politiciens qui visent leurs intérêts égoïstes.
Depuis son indépendance le 30 juin 1960 le Congo vit dans une fournaise du feu qui se caractérise par des crises politiques récurrentes « des guerres économiques ». En vue de mettre fin à ces crises chroniques et de donner au pays toute les chances de s’y reconstruire à travers le referendum populaire, tous les citoyens ont salués ce geste. Jusqu’aujourd’hui ces lois sont restés lettre morte.
Le peuple congolais continue à vivre dans l’espoir en attendant la réaction des hommes qui l’a élu aux urnes.

English translation by PulseWire member Camille

INTRODUCTION
During the months that preceded the elections in the DRC in 2006, the Congolese people voted in laws that catered to all citizens who had lived in suffering for so long because of politicians who aimed to serve their own selfish interests.

Since its independence on June 30, 1960, the Congo lives in a blazing furnace that is characterized by recurring political crisis and "economic war." To put an end to these chronic crises and to give the country every chance to rebuild itself through popular referendum, all citizens greeted this gesture. These laws have remained unheeded.

The Congolese people continue to live in hope, waiting the response of men their ballots have elected.

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Comments

Camille's picture

Chère Rosalie,

Merci d’avoir partagé ces informations avec nous ! C’est très important que l’on connaisse la situation au RDC de votre point de vue. J’aimerais savoir plus sur votre histoire personnelle. Comment avez-vous été touché par ces histoires de « guerres économiques ? Qu’est-ce que vous vous ressentez du jour au jour ? Je vous encourage de continuer dans votre lutte.

En solidarité,
Camille

Camille's picture

Human Rights Violence in the DRC

INTRODUCTION
During the months that preceded the elections in the DRC in 2006, the Congolese people voted in laws that catered to all citizens who had lived in suffering for so long because of politicians who aimed to serve their own selfish interests.

Since its independence on June 30, 1960, the Congo lives in a blazing furnace that is characterized by recurring political crisis and "economic war." To put an end to these chronic crises and to give the country every chance to rebuild itself through popular referendum, all citizens greeted this gesture. These laws have remained unheeded.

The Congolese people continue to live in hope, waiting the response of men their ballots have elected.

Portlandia's picture

Hope

Hello Rosalie!
I am sorry to hear that as of yet the laws for the people have not really been able to take hold. Hopefully at least a few of those elected are working hard for human rights and to achieve positive developments and progress for the Congolese people. It's women like you, who are willing to stand up and get this information out that will help to achieve changes for the better. Keep up your great work!
In hope...Lynn

Katharina's picture

Dear Rosalie, I can only

Dear Rosalie,
I can only confirm what Lynn wrote: It is so important to read more about the situation in Congo from women like you. The current state sounds very worrying and it is hard to believe that these laws you write about are not put into practice. Please keep on sharing your thoughts with us.
Looking forward to hearing more from you!
Katharina

amirchima's picture

Patience & Proactive

Thank you for sharing this post. Being patient can be very difficult. All of us hope the DRC government is working hard to bring about the changes the citizens want and need. In the meantime, being proactive, such as your willingness to share through this platform will continue to raise awareness of the change that is needed. Entire communities around the world are standing with you.

Stay proactive,
Amir

RachelinBrazil's picture

future for Congo

Lubala -

as long as the Congo has people like to share their voices in encouraging peace and democracy, there will be hope for the future. The Congolese people deserve human rights and a voice in their government, especially after all they have been through. Thanks so much for making your voice heard, and know that so many of us stand with you!

Regards,

Rachel

Rachel Lovejoy
Sao Paulo, Brazil

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