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Civil and political rights

CDHD ensures the promotion of civil liberties that are the foundation of democratic nations... 


Socioeconomic rights

CDHD fights for a society where everyone should enjoy a better life...


Cultural rights

CDHD promotes  equal right of men and women to the enjoyment of cultural rights


Implementing the New Commitments to Peace: A shared statement by peacebuilding organizations. International Day of Peace, 21 September 2017

The last year has seen significant global challenges, including an unprecedented level of humanitarian need, rising inequality and exclusion, growing climate change impacts, and increasing threats to our shared security. Nevertheless, the international community has taken important steps in addressing these challenges by implementing the recent bold commitments to foster sustainable peace.

Selected legislations on the protection of the environment in the DRC

Here are Congolese legislations protecting the environment

USA: A hearing on the status of human rights and democracy in the DR Congo

On November 29th,  members of the US Congres to attend a hearing held by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission following on the status of human rights and democracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as the end date of President Joseph Kabila’s second elected term in office approaches.

CDHD deeply condemns violence against protesters in Kinshasa

CDHD strongly condemns the violence that occured on September 19th and 20th in Kinshasa and other cities of the D.R Congo.   Independent investigations reveal that at least 50 people were killed. While CDHD promotes talks over violence,  the current regime should understand the motivations of protesters to avoid the cycle of violence.


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Milicia's threats in the Katanga province since 2011



Repetition of killings in Beni. Civilians claim protection



500,000 people displaced by war in Katanga since 2014



The DRC: From 11 to 26 provinces since June 2015