Posted by: APO | 3 November 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): UN rights experts urge end to ‘unjustified’ ban on protests

A group of United Nations human rights experts* has called on authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to lift an “unjustified” ban on protests in the capital, Kinshasa, amid social discontent over delayed presidential elections. The ban was imposed in September after a series of large demonstrations that were brutally supressed by security forces, reportedly leaving dozens of… Read more on


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