Democratic Republic of the Congo: 6 Killed in Protest Demanding President Resign

HeadlineJan 22, 2018

In Africa, protesters staged nationwide demonstrations on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, demanding the resignation of President Joseph Kabila, whose term officially ended in December 2016. At least six people were killed during a military crackdown against protesters. Dozens more were wounded. It’s the second mass demonstration in recent weeks over the continuation of Kabila’s presidency and the delay of new elections.

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