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UN accuses Congo military of tortured human rights activist to death

The United International locations on Monday accused Democratic Republic of Congo’s military of beating to death a human rights defender protesting unlawful taxes within the war-torn east of the country.

Cabral Yombo, the chief of a civil society staff in Hombo the city, was once killed by way of squaddies working at the alleged orders of administrative officers, Joint Human Rights Officer (UNJHRO) mentioned on Twitter.

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A military spokesperson may just no longer in an instant be reached for remark.

Partnership for Built-in Coverage, a neighborhood human rights staff, mentioned Yombo was once tortured on Friday and died of his accidents at a medical institution within the town of Bukavu on Sunday.

Poorly educated, provided and paid, state brokers have been liable for two-thirds of human proper violations in Congo in August, the ultimate to be had month for information, in keeping with UNJHRO.

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