Tagged: Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo ‘won’t execute Norwegian convicts’

The Democratic Republic of Congo has given its assurances that two Norwegians will not be executed despite a court ruling upholding their death sentence for murder, Norway’s government said Dec. 4. “DR Congo’s Foreign...

DR Congo court rejects appeal by Norwegians

A military tribunal in the northern Democratic Republic of Congo rejected an appeal on Thursday by two Norwegians who had been sentenced to death for the murder of their driver. “The military court of...

Mona Juul: End rape as weapon of war

“Rape as a tactic of war victimises not only individuals and their families, but entire communities. It aggravates conflicts, undermines peace and jeopardises reconciliation.” That was the message from Norway’s Deputy Permanent Representative to...