Floribert Chebeya  DRC (Congo)

Floribert Chebeya, the founder of Voix Des Sans Voix (Voice of the Voiceless) was a human rights advocate since the regime of Mobutu. Because of his advocacy work has been arrested, detained and threatened by security forces numerous times over the past 20 years.

Mr Chebeya was last heard from on June 1st 2010 when he indicated that he and his driver Mr Bazana were en route to a meeting with the Inspector General of the Congolese National Police in Kinshasa, who had reportedly summoned him.

On June 2nd Mr Chebeya was found dead in his car and his driver is missing.

 

Floribert Chebeya won the 1993 Reebok Human Rights Award. 

 

More on Floribert and his Memorial here:

 

FLORIBERT CHEBEYA

Floribert Chebeya  CONGO

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