Congolese Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege on Friday called for an international criminal cour...

Congolese surgeon Mukwege seeks international criminal court to tackle impunity – Yahoo News

Congolese Nobel laureate Denis Mukwege on Friday called for an international criminal court for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whose eastern provinces have been wracked by armed groups for a quarter of a century.In a statement issued in the runup to the annual UN General Assembly in New York, Mukwege said impunity for brutal crimes was entrenched and local people lived "in fear and horror."Despite a regional state of siege imposed in May, "the security situation in these provinces does not seem to be improving," Mukwege said, referring to dozens of killings in recent months."(T)his tragic and scandalous situation …

 

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