North Kivu: ASADEM’s objectives explained to the press

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Goma, June 12th, 2021 (CPA).- The coordinator of the Association of Lawyers for the Defense of the Media (ASADEM Asbl), Me Constantin Mugisha Bakunzl, explained the objectives of his structure during a meeting with the media officials, Thursday in Goma.

Mugisha Bakunzl, indicated that this association promotes and defends human rights in general in particular those of journalists, given the importance of their noble work.

 He said that this association informs journalists about certain procedures applicable before judicial and administrative bodies and initiates media operators to strict compliance with the legal instruments of their profession but also assists and / or represents, if necessary, journalists. in the defense of their rights in court.

To a question, he established the clear difference in its structure with those which also defend the rights of journalists, specifying that his asbl is made up only of lawyers.

Created on March 31, 2021, the ASADEM Asbl which has eleven members, all lawyers divided into three North-Center-South Pools and currently operational in the province of North Kivu with prospects of expanding its activities in other provinces. of the DRC. ACP/