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DR Congo: Bishops Denounce Worsening Human Rights Situation

Catholic bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo “deplore” that the human rights situation in the country has worsened in recent months under President Felix Tsisekedi, especially since initial progress was made when the president came to power three years ago.

In a March 3 statement, the prelates said human rights activists were being oppressed and the justice system remains unevenly applied.

“We deplore the repression of human rights activists, attacks against civilians by armed groups or government forces, the obstruction of freedom of expression and demonstration,” the bishops wrote.

Source: Crux Now

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