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US News Denis Mukwege calls for the creation of an international tribunal for the DRC

13:05  10 september  2021
13:05  10 september  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Denis Mukwege à Tokyo le 3 octobre 2019 © Behrouz Mehri Denis Mukwege in Tokyo on October 3, 2019

Dr. Congolese Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize 2018, called on Friday to the creation of An international criminal court for the DRC, whose east is grown by armed violence for more than 25 years.

"Despite the state of seat established in the Kivus and Ituri" since the beginning of May, "the security situation does not seem to improve in these provinces", written in a communiqué Denis Mukwege, evoking "with terror the recent killings" who did dozens of deaths in Beni and Irumu territories.

Populations "live in fear and horror", despite the presence in the UN strength region (Monusco) in support of the Congolese army. For him, "this tragic and scandalous situation is no longer bearable".

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"Faced with the failure of the political and security solutions, we are convinced that the path of lasting peace will pass through the use of all the mechanisms of transitional justice," says the Nobel Prize.

"While the leaders of the world will soon take the floor" at the United Nations Annual General Meeting, we "urge" Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi to "solicit the help of the United Nations and the adoption of a Security Council Resolution to set up without delay a team of investigators, "he says.

Le prix Nobel de la Paix 2018 dans son hôpital du Sud-Kivu le 6 octobre 2018 © Alain Wandimoyi The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize in its South Kivu Hospital on October 6, 2018

According to Dr. Mukwege, practicing in South Kivu, these investigators will have to "exhume the many common pits in the east of Country and collect and preserve the evidence of acts that may constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide crimes ".

Congolese president must also, he adds, "expressly ask at the United Nations the establishment of an international criminal court for the DRC and support for the establishment of mixed specialized chambers to make justice to victims most serious crimes ".

It must also "realize its commitment to adopt a transitional national national justice strategy", continues Denis Mukwege. We must "put an end to the culture of impunity that supplies conflicts in our country since the 1990s," he concludes.

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