DRC: At Least Two Dead in Anti-Kabila Protests

At least two civilians have been killed as violence erupted ahead of protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday. Police fired shots and tear gas to break up a Catholic mass and arrested altar boys who were among protesters gathering at the church to rally against President Joseph Kabila. Ida Sawyer, Central Africa director at Human Rights Watch, said two men had been killed outside the church. The French news agency, AFP, reported that an officer and a youth in the suburbs of Kinshasa were also killed. The...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Sunday, 31 December

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