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Tensions in DRC soar after govt crackdown on Sunday protest [The Morning Call]

Tensions in DRC soar after govt crackdown on Sunday protest [The Morning Call]

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Tensions soared in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC soared on Sunday as many attempted to march after a mass despite a government ban. Earlier, hundreds of ruling party

supporters on saturday evening stormed Kinshasa cathedral after authorities banned a planned church-backed rally against President Joseph Kabila. Reports say the arrival at the cathedral of the PPRD

supporters, many of them adorned in red berets, created pandemonium in the capital’s northern Lingwala municipality. Authorities had banned the planned Sunday’s anti-Kabila march after previous

protests on New Year’s Eve and January 21 saw 15 people killed by security forces.

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