UN Human Rights chief meets internally displaced people in the DRC

18 April 2024
2024-04-18 15:47

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk visited camps for internally displaced people in the Northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
During his three days visit, Volker is meant to have a series of meetings with human rights defenders and civil society organizations as well as with President Felix and members of the government.
The UN peacekeeping mission known as MONUSCO intervened to help release five civilians, including a woman and two minors, following their abduction by an armed group close to Djugu inIturiprovince.
Following their release, MONUSCO provided temporary shelter and medical assistance before they, the civilians, were transported by the Mission back to their homes.

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