DRCongo rights violations rife despite peace: Oxfam

Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers advance on November 5, 2013 near Chanzu, in the eastern North Kivu regionA two-year peace deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo has done little to improve human rights, with armed groups and state security forces abusing civilians with impunity, a report said Friday. The report “Secure Insecurity”, by Britain-based charity Oxfam, says that despite efforts by the Congolese authorities, “citizens continue to experience widespread exploitation”.

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