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DR Congo radio journalist detained after criticising poor state of roads

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has this week urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to immediately release radio journalist Benjamin Mutiya, a reporter for Radio Télévision Communautaire de Walikale (RTCWA), based in the war-torn North Kivu Province. Mutiya was arrested on December 14 by agents of the ANR (the national intelligence […]

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2 DRC journalists detained as anti-Kabila protests turn violent

A Congolese reporter and his cameraman were detained in the capital Kinshasa by security forces on Monday, as they were covering the anti-protest march organised by the radical opposition led by Etienne Tshisekedi, according to reports by 7sur7. Agents of the DEMIAP, a military intelligence special unit controlled by the Presidency, arrested RFO AITV’s Dady […]

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