The NGOs Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday issued serious criticism of the United Nations and the authorities of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for not doing “enough” to protect the victims To be held accountable. responsible for human rights violations after a decade of the historic UN mapping report of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in October 2010.
This report documented more than 600 serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between March 1993 and June 2003.
In order to assess the ability of the Congolese judicial system to fight all these crimes in the best possible way, the text included a number of recommendations and reforms that were not taken into account, so that most of the documented crimes were not punished. .
“The lack of identification and implementation of adequate mechanisms to ensure justice and redress has left thousands of victims and their families vulnerable,” said Deprose Muchena, AI regional director for Eastern and Southern Africa.