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News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: Congo steps up deadly crackdown after more protests against Kabila

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/23/congo-steps-up-deadly-crackdown-after-more-protests-against-kabila
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters Hundreds of people have been arrested in a wide-ranging crackdown in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after fresh protests against the continued rule of President Joseph Kabila. Security forces shot dead at least six ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Floods in Kinshasa Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRCD024

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-floods-kinshasa-emergency-plan-action
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Heavy rains began pouring in Kinshasa province during the night of 3 to 4 January 2018, and continued until 7 January. The water levels of the 5 Rivers2 that cross Kinshasa province rose abnormally and the waters flew out of the river beds, causing ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: Disturbed by Reported Killing of Protesters in Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Calls on Authorities to Conduct Credible Investigation

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sgsm18864.doc.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Despite making headlines for its nuclear programme, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea topped the list of the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2017, according to a study released today by the Office of the United Nations High ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: DR Congo: teargas fired outside churches to prevent pro-democracy protests

News channel or source: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=35083
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

CWN Editor's Note: Pro-democracy demonstrations backed by Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya (a member of the Pope’s advisory Council of Cardinals) took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on December 31. To prevent a new round of protests ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: Three killed by suspected rebels in eastern DR Congo

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/news/three-killed-by-suspected-rebels-in-eastern-dr-congo/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels killed three civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, despite an offensive by government troops, sources said on Monday. The deaths occurred on Sunday in the Beni region of North Kivu province, where government ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: Fresh DR Congo protests against Kabila turn deadly

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/fresh-dr-congo-protests-against-kabila-turn-deadly/vi-AAv0WoA
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

At least six people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the UN, as the authorities crack down on a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila. CBS News 2:03 14 mins ago

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: DR Congo democracy group says detained activists could be 'tortured'

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dr-congo-democracy-group-says-detained-activists-could-133922243.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Kinshasa (AFP) - A pro-democracy movement has called for the release of five of its activists detained in the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying it fears they could be tortured. The activists from the Filimbi movement, whose name means "whistle" in ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: Global Voices: Just call it CSI: Congo

News channel or source: http://www.canada.com/global+voices+just+call+congo/16841253/story.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The youngest victim was just eight months old. For decades, the Democratic Republic of Congo has held a terrible reputation as “the rape capital of the world.” Few perpetrators have ever been successfully prosecuted, so the girls of Kavumu had little ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: From Chicago to the Congo, Nate Fluellen is sharing his experiences in the Urban Movie Channel’s new travel series

News channel or source: https://theundefeated.com/features/from-chicago-to-the-congo-nate-fluellen-is-sharing-his-experiences-in-the-urban-movie-channels-new-travel-series/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In World Wide Nate: African Adventures, a crew follows the Chicago native as he hikes the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s mountains, cruises the world’s largest lava lake, rappels alongside a 600-foot-tall waterfall in Lesotho and treks through the ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Congo-Central: DR Congo: Security Forces Fire on Catholic Churchgoers

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/19/dr-congo-security-forces-fire-catholic-churchgoers
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo used excessive force, including teargas and live ammunition, against peaceful protesters at Catholic churches in the capital, Kinshasa, and other cities on December 31, 2017. (Kinshasa) – Security ...