Democratic Republic of Congo – Murder of Dr. Gildo Byamungu (14 April 2017)


France condemns the murder of Dr. Gildo Byamungu on April 14. It calls for full light to be shed on this murder in order to bring the perpetrators to justice.

We extend our condolences to the victim’s family.

This doctor worked alongside Dr. Denis Mukwege at his hospital in Bukavu, which provides medical care and psychological support to women who have suffered sexual violence. It is with sadness that we pay tribute to his memory.