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4 DR Congo journalists detained, beaten up and tortured by intelligence services

Four journalists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are currently being detained and tortured by agents of ANR, the country’s ‘deadly’ intelligence services, in the city of Kabinda, Province of Lomami, south east of the capital Kinshasa, Actualites.cd reported on Saturday, citing Journalist en Danger (JED), a local media freedom NGO. Johnny Kasongo, Jean […]

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DR Congo: UN warns of large-scale violence if crisis persists

(DW/AP/AFP/Reuters/SifaNews) The United Nations (UN) has warned that an electoral crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may trigger widespread violence if a solution that will satisfy all parties is not found come December 20. DRC President Joseph Kabila, who the radical opposition accuses of seeking an unconstitutional third term in office, shows no […]

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