A driving human rights lobbyist in Law based Republic of Congo was found dead on the edges of the capital, Absolution Global what’s more, a police official said yesterday.
Floribert Chebeya kicked the bucket of obscure causes after being summoned to meet the head of the national police compel in Kinshasa on Tuesday evening, Pardon said in a statement.
He was head of the national organize of human rights NGOs what’s more, of nearby NGO Voice of the Voiceless (VSV).
‘We are shocked what’s more, dismayed by the suspicious demise of such a conspicuous what’s more, regarded human rights defender,’ said Veronique Aubert, agent coordinate of Amnesty’s Africa programme.
‘The government must desperately explore this cool blooded kill what’s more, arraign those responsible,’ said Ms Aubert.
‘Those who guard the rights of others must be permitted to proceed their work free of badgering what’s more, persecution.’
Ms Aubert said Mr Chebeya, who has battled to maintain the rights of the constitution what’s more, majority rule government in the country’s parliament, had been bothered by specialists in the past.
Kinshasa’s police chief, General Jean De Dieu Oleko, told Reuters last night that Mr Chebeya was found dead in his auto what’s more, included the police had opened an inquiry.
A note from national human rights arrange RENADHOC said Mr Chebeya had been summoned to see the Overseer General of Police, General John Numbi on Tuesday evening what’s more, had not been seen alive since.
‘We haven’t seen his body however be that as it may we have the note from the funeral home what’s more, we’ve seen his car. There is no blood or, on the other hand slug holes,’ Dolly Ibefo, Chebeya’s appointee at VSV, told Reuters.