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Gbadolite, Equatorial Province, DR Congo: A staff member of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office collects the testimonies of ex-combatants to be transferred to Kamina and Kitona cantonment sites. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh
The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) opens debates on torture in Bunia

The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) in Bunia in partnership with Human Rights NGOs organized an open conference-debate in the district of Ituri to mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture commemorated on 26 June of each year.

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230 policemen undergoing public order maintenance and restoration training

Bukavu, 23 June 2015 – Since 15 June, 230 members of the Congolese Police have been undergoing two months refresher training in “the maintenance and restoration of public order” and “Intervention gestures and professional techniques” 

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Martin Kobler urges FRPI militiamen to lay down their weapons to give a chance to peace in Irumu

Ituri district, 23 June 2015 – “Give up weapons and join the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) process to give a chance to peace”. This was the message Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, delivered to militiamen of the Force de resistance patriotique en Ituri (Patriotic Resistance Force in Ituri, FRPI), during his two-day visit to region, which included visits to the localities of Aveba and Bukiringi in Irumu territory.

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Goma: Preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS in the prisons

Goma, 20 June 2015 – In collaboration with the Corrections section, the HIV/AIDS section of MONUSCO conducted a campaign to raise awareness about HIV prevention and testing in Goma’s central prison. 

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Press Releases 2015  Press Releases 2015
The United Nations World Refugee Day:

Martin Kobler, Chief of MONUSCO calls for protection of refugees and peaceful conditions at their home countries


Kinshasa, 20 June 2015 – “Refugees are human beings, affected by the hostile situation in their countries and forced to take refuge in another country. They need our attention and we should protect them: one refugee without hope too many”, said Martin Kobler.


Out of 106,228 Burundians who have taken refuge in neighboring Great Lakes countries, about 10,590 have been registered in the South Kivu province of the DRC after finding circumstances and conditions of life unfavorable to their existence in Burundi.  In addition, 240,000 Rwandan refugees are living in DRC, according to  April 2015 biometrical census.
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Invitation Expo 2015
Expositi8on photographique du Travail de la MONUSCO

Promgramme de vernissage de l'exposition photo

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