- Urging the DRC authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Jean Mulenda, Timothée Mbuya, Patrick Mbuya, Jean-Pierre Tshibitshabu and Eric Omari, as they are prisoners of conscience detained solely for peacefully exercising their human rights;
- Urging the authorities to ensure that, pending their release, the guards stop extorting money from families and lawyers.
Contact these two officials by 3 November 2017:
Minister of Justice Mr. Alexis Tambwe Mwamba Ministère de la Justice 228 Avenue de Lemera BP 3137 Kinshasa-Gombe DRC Email: [email protected] Salutation: Honourable Minister
Ambassador François Balumuene, Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo 1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 725, Washington, D.C. 20036 Tel: 202 234 7690 I Fax: 202 234 2609 -OR- 202 223 3377 Email: [email protected] Salutation: Dear Ambassador2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 218.17 Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES