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Torture is practiced systematically in Congo

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Congo in places of detention in the Congo. This is what denounces Congolese Observatory (OCDH) human rights in a report published Wednesday, October 31, at the end of a series of investigations carried out with the financial support of the European Union. The governmental authorities reject this report stating that it is “false.”-Brazzaville: the authorities reject a report denouncing the systematization of torture

 

Congo-Brazzaville: les autorités rejettent un rapport dénonçant la systématisation de la torture
Congo torture became systematic, even unmarked in places of detention, such as jails and police stations. This is what emerges from the report of the Congolese Observatory of the rights of man, published Wednesday 31 October on the basis of field surveys, carried out between 2010 and 2012, with the financial support of the Union European.«Torture is, indeed, a sad reality in Republic of the Congo, says Roch Euloge Nzobo, Director Executive of the OCDH.» Several cases are followed by murder, and number of cases of torture are not reported for various reasons, such as fear of the victims. Victims are afraid of reprisals on the part of their tormentors. And also ignorance is also one of the causes of this concealment of acts of torture by the victims.
Congo torture became systematic, even unmarked in places of detention, such as jails and police stations. This is what emerges from the report of the Congolese Observatory of the rights of man, published Wednesday 31 October on the basis of field surveys, carried out between 2010 and 2012, with the financial support of the Union European.«Torture is, indeed, a sad reality in Republic of the Congo, says Roch Euloge Nzobo, Director Executive of the OCDH.» Several cases are followed by murder, and number of cases of torture are not reported for various reasons, such as fear of the victims. Victims are afraid of reprisals on the part of their tormentors. And also ignorance is also one of the causes of this concealment of acts of torture by the victims.

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