AFJN Celebrates the 1-Year Anniversary of CALAR’s Declaration with a YouTube Video

On May 25, 2021, at 2:00 am ET (US and Canada; 9:00 am Kenya) the Africa Faith and Justice Network premiered a video sponsored by the Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration in honor of the 1-Year Anniversary of CALAR’s … Continued

AFJN Sends Letter to Senate in Support of the Establishment of the Senate Human Rights Commission

March 17, 2021 Re: Establishing the Senate Human Rights Commission Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Republican Leader McConnell, Senator Menendez, Senator Risch, Senator Klobuchar, and Senator Blunt, We, the undersigned Catholic Religious Organizations, members of the Africa Faith and Justice Network … Continued

Communiqué de presse: Des Milliers de Manifestants Protestent Contre la Nomination de Malonda au Mépris des Ordres de Rester à Domicile en République Démocratique du Congo

Washington, DC – le Jeudi 9 Juillet 2020, des milliers de citoyens de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) sont descendus dans la rue pour protester contre la nomination de M. Ronsard Malonda à la tête de la Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI). Au mépris de l’ordre du gouvernement interdisant les manifestations en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19 et organisé par l’Union pour la Démocratie et le Progrès Social (UDPS), les manifestants sont sortis en grand nombre montrant leur désapprobation du système qui avait nommé M. Malonda qui est actuellement le Secrétaire National Exécutif de la CENI.

Press Release: Thousands protest nomination in defiance of stay-at-home orders in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Washington, DC – On thursday, thousands of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) citizens took to the streets in protest to the nomination of Mr. Ronsard Malonda to head the National Independent Election Commission (NIEC). In defiance of the government order forbidding protests due to the COVID-19 pandemic and organized by the Union for Democracy and Social Progress, the protesters came out in large numbers showing their disapproval of the system that had nominated Mr. Malonda who is currently the National Executive Secretary of the DRC NIEC.

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