The 1999 Oak Human Rights Fellow was Didier Kamundu Batundi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mr. Kamundu is the founder of APREDECI, a rural development and human rights organization based in Goma, in the North Kivu province near the Congolese border with Rwanda. He was also a 1998 recipient of the Reebok Human Rights Award for his work in protecting the basic rights of victims of war across ethnic lines and in documenting abuses by the national army and local militias.
Colby Magazine: Bienvenue, M. Kamundu
Colby Magazine: Didier Kamundu Batundi Receives U.N. Youth Peace Award