Post Profile

Congo opposition leader arrested over deadly anti-government protests

KINSHASA (Reuters) - An opposition leader in Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested late on Sunday for his role in anti-government demonstrations last month in which more than 50 people died, the government and his party said on Monday.
read more

See more about: Democratic Republic

Related Posts

Congo opposition protesters accuse Kabila of power grab

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people demonstrated on the streets of Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Tuesday against what they said are plans by President Joseph Kabila to cling to power after his constitutional mand...

Congo police arrest at least four activists protesting massacres

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo arrested at least four people on Saturday who were protesting the failure of government and U.N. peacekeeping forces to prevent repeated massacres, the United Natio...

Leading Congo opposition party breaks off talks with Kabila

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's leading opposition party said on Sunday it was breaking off talks with representatives of President Joseph Kabila, leaving the two sides deadlocked ahead of next year's presidentia...

Opposition, rights group demand investigation into Congo mass burial

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A rights group and an opposition lawmaker called on Monday on the government of Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the late night burial of at least 421 bodies last month.

Congo opposition leader arrested ahead of anti-president strike

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo arrested a prominent opposition leader on Sunday, the United Nations said, two days before a planned general strike that will call for President Joseph Kabila to step ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC