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HRW: At Least 44 Killed in DRC Clashes

Tue Sep 20 11:14:11 EDT 2016 | Voice of America
WASHINGTON —  A human rights group says at least 44 people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo over two days of violence triggered by protests against President Joseph Kabila. Human Rights Watch says it has received "credible reports" that security forces have killed at least 37 people since the protests began Monday. Ida Sawyer, the group's DRC researcher, told VOA that most were killed when security forces opened fire on crowds of protesters. She said others were killed when a..

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More than 44 people have been killed in Congo in two days of street clashes between security forces and protesters angered over a delayed presidential election, a senior Human Righ..
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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — More than 44 people have been killed in Congo in two days of street clashes between security forces and protesters angered over a delayed presidential electi..
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