Archive | August 4, 2017

Questions and Answers: The Kilwa Massacre and the Landmark Decision of the African Commission of Human and Peoples Rights

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has issued a landmark decision that found the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for the 2004 massacre of over 70 people in Kilwa, in the southeast of the country. Amongst other collective reparations, it granted landmark compensation of US $2.5 million to the victims […]

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African Commission: Landmark $2.5 Million Award to DR Congo Massacre Victims; Anvil Mining rebuked for its role in Kilwa killings; New criminal investigation ordered

 (Banjul, The Gambia, 4 August, 2017) – The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has found the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for the 2004 massacre of over 70 people in Kilwa, in the southeast of the country, and granted landmark compensation of US $2.5 million to the victims and their […]

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