26 April 2013

A rudimentary school building built by a logging company in Lisala.

Logging and human rights in DR Congo

Kinshasa/Brussels – Avocats Sans Frontières is mandated to represent legally at least 58 villagers of Yalisika, who were victims of human rights violations by members of the Congolese police and military forces in 2011. Despite numerous legislative texts on forest management, private logging companies in DR Congo rarely respect the law…


25 April 2013

For better protection of asylum seekers and refugees in Burundi

Bujumbura – Avocats Sans Frontières (ASF) recently launched a project to strengthen the international protection and human rights of refugees and asylum seekers in Burundi. Through the project, entitled PIDDAR, more than 7,000 people will be better informed of their rights and will benefit from free legal aid, amongst other things.



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