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DRC: Dismissed! Victims of 2015-2018 brutal crackdowns in the Democratic Republic of Congo denied justice
June 16, 2020Index Number: AFR 62/2185/2020
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Between January 2015 and December 2018, Congolese security forces brutally and systematically cracked down on protesters who opposed President Kabila’s attempts to remain in power beyond his second constitutional term. By the end of December 2018, at least 320 people were dead and 3,500 had been injured
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