Democratic Republic of the Congo
The political system in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been paralyzed in recent years by the manipulation of the electoral process by political elites. Citizens are unable to freely exercise basic civil liberties, and corruption is endemic. Physical security is tenuous due to violence and human rights abuses committed by government forces, as well as armed rebel groups and militias that are active in many areas of the country.
Freedom in the World — Democratic Republic of the Congo Country Report
Democratic Republic of the Congo is rated Not Free in Freedom in the World 2023, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
Permanent Global Magnitsky Act Will Ensure Perpetrators Face Consequences
April 12, 2022
DR Congo: New Government Should Prioritize Justice for Human Rights Violations
April 29, 2021
Open Letter to Financial Institutions Concerning Dan Gertler’s OFAC License
February 18, 2021
Joint Letter to the US on Dan Gertler’s OFAC License
February 2, 2021
Democratic Republic of Congo: Judicial Independence Under Threat
July 2, 2020