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Democratic Republic of Congo

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL5742, tabled on 16 March 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo about the reported imprisonment of members of the Congolese opposition (including parliamentarians), disappearance of human rights activists, harassment of United Nations officials, and killing of journalists there; and what response they have received.

Answered on

24 March 2015

I refer the noble Lord to my answer of 23 February to the noble Lord Chidgey (HL4967). Officials continue to raise the ongoing detention of protestors with senior members of the Congolese government.