SOS IJM - SOS MULTISECTORAL LEGAL INFORMATION
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
Local issues: After a long civil war (1996 - 2002), the eastern side of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the South Kivu province, is still the victim of violence committed by government forces or armed groups. Local people are the main victims of these abuses.
Missions: Created in 2007, the association aims to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms.
SOS IJM focuses on the defense of rural rights and is involved primarily in legal assistance activities, trainings on rights, conflict resolution, trial observation, protection of children in areas of conflicts, and security of the defenders of human rights.
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AEDH partnership: since 2016.
AEDH support: AEDH contributes, in 2016, to the general functioning of the association.