E.A Live News

UNESCO Calls For Probe Into Murder Of DRC Journalist

viagra 100mg http://chulucanasnoticias.com/wp-includes/class-wp-query.php geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 115%;”>“I condemn the murder of Guylain Chanjabo and urge authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to do their utmost to shed light on his tragic death, and bring those responsible to justice,” said the Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova on Monday.

Mr Chanjabo presented a Swahili language programme on Radio Canal Revelation, and was reported missing on 5 May.

His body was found bearing evidence of neck injuries on 17 May in the Ngezi River, five kilometers from the city of Bunia in the northeastern region of the DRC.

“Freedom of expression is an irrevocable right in democratic societies, necessary for the rule of law and allowing citizens to take part in informed debate,” Ms Bokova said.

According to Reporters Without Borders, Mr Chanjabo had been violently attacked six months ago, and, just before his disappearance, had been beaten in a bar by an unidentified person who criticized the content his programmes.


Header advertisement
To Top