Democratic Republic of the Congo at the Paralympics (Q1775)

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Democratic Republic of the Congo at the Paralympics
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    During the 2012 Paralympics, both members of the DR Congolese delegation spoke out about human rights abuses being suffered at home, along with the lack of support they recieved from their government ahead of the Games.
    After the 2012 Summer Paralympics, the entire DR of the Congo delegation applied for assylum in Great Britain.
    All 5 members of the DR Congo's Olympics and Paralympic teams who claimed asylum in the United Kingdom during the 2012 Games were successful in their applications.