PREAMBLE Africans Rising has its roots in the Kilimanjaro Declaration which states: Africa is a rich continent. That wealth belongs to all our People, not to a narrow political and economic elite. We need to fight for economic development that is just and embraces social inclusion and environmental care. We have a right to the
What is transpiring in the heart of our continent is unconscionable. We would not be worthy of the sacrifices made by our independence heroes to rid the continent of the tyranny of colonialism if we remain silent and inactive in the face of the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in the Congo.
MEDIA STATEMENT – 27 June, 2017 Africans Rising Condemns Congolese Activists’ Arrest and Detention without Charge Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity calls for an end to a growing campaign by the regime of President Joseph Kabila, of arbitrary arrest, detention without charge and harassment with impunity, of activists in the Democratic Republic of