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Human rights concerns in Democratic Republic of Congo discussed at the WCC

Human rights concerns in Democratic Republic of Congo discussed at the WCC

WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, DRC Minister of Human Rights Andre Lite Asebea, First Counselor at the DRC Permanent Mission Serge Ndaie Musenge and WCC programme executive Semegnish Asfaw. Photo: Ivars Kupcis/WCC

26 September 2019

Minister of Human Rights of The Democratic Republic of the Congo Andre Lite Asebea visited  WCC headquarters in Geneva on Thursday to discuss the human rights situation in Congo with the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

WCC and its member churches around the world are joined in praying for peace and stability in the DRC, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, said WCC general secretary, adding that “We pray that together the churches will help guide the country on the path of peace, justice and democracy, and away from violence, division and instability.”

 

WCC urges peaceful transition of power in Democratic Republic of Congo (WCC press release 11 January 2019)

WCC member churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo