Congo, Republic of

Located on the equator on Africa’s west coast, the Republic of the Congo’s terrain is dominated by rainforests and is rich in oil and diamonds. Congo’s post-independence history has been marked by political instability, coups and civil war, though President Nguesso has managed to retain power for most of the last 34 years. Serious human rights violations are reported to be ongoing in the country, including the torture, mistreatment and sexual abuse of children at the hands of the military and police.

For more information please see the Child Rights Wiki

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413970070Population194000032.804309491026Population under 152951324.9905162209822Number of internet users
142 Human development index121 Happy planet ranking

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