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More arrests over video of UN experts' murder in DR Congo

Urdu Point 28 Sep 2021
Kinshasa, Sept 28 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Sep, 2021 ) .Two ... Kambidi's lawyer Godefroid Kabongo told AFP that the journalist was taken to Kinshasa's airport Tuesday to be transported to Kananga, which is the nearest city to Bunkonde village, the scene of the murders.
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Congolese authorities detain AFP correspondent Pierre Sosthène Kambidi without charge

CPJ 24 Sep 2021
On September 20, plainclothes military officers arrested Kambidi, a correspondent for Agence France-Presse and the local news website Actualite.cd, at the Sultani Hotel in the capital, Kinshasa, according to one of Kambidi’s lawyers, Gode Kabongo, who spoke to CPJ by phone; ...
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Hasty, Harsh Sentence for Congo Critic

Human Rights Watch 22 Jul 2021
On July 18, Jacky Ndala, youth leader for the political party Together for the Republic (Ensemble pour la République), noticed unusual activity outside his house in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo ... His lawyer said Ndala would appeal the verdict.
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They Exposed an Alleged Money Laundering Network. Then They Were Sentenced to Death.

Vice 24 Mar 2021
But within days it was announced that the whistleblowers, currently living in exile in Europe, had been sentenced to death for “criminal conspiracy” by the High Court in Kinshasa, despite neither they nor their lawyers ever stepping foot in a courtroom before the verdict was delivered.
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Hezbollah and Israel's richest were both welcome at a DRC bank

Beijing News 28 Feb 2021
"It was quite curious that a person who was just sanctioned by the United States started coming to the bank," said Koko, one of the whistleblowers, in an interview at a lawyer's office in Paris last week ... Lawyers for Afriland say that Koko and Malela stole and falsified data from the bank.
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DRC journalist Pius Romain Rolland Ngoie detained since December over criminal defamation complaint

CPJ 11 Feb 2021
On December 24, authorities transferred Ngoie from the custody of the public prosecutor to Makala Central Prison, also in Kinshasa, according to his lawyers.
photo: AP / Jerome Delay
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi is sworn in in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Thursday Jan. 24, 2019.
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DR Congo: Repression Escalates

Human Rights 28 Jan 2021
Kinshasa Province ... He is in Kinshasa’s central prison in pretrial detention ... In July, a group of seven lawyers, activists, and journalists fled to Kinshasa from their hometown of Matadi, in the western province of Kongo Central, where they faced threats, beatings, and abduction attempts.
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State of emergency in the Congo: the capital is sealed off

The Eastern Herald 25 Mar 2020
Congo’s borders with neighboring countries are now closed to passenger traffic.�The capital,�Kinshasa, with a population of around 10 million, which has a which Tshisekedi called the “epidemic hotspot”, is being sealed off from the outside world ... The huge, bitter-poor and defiant Kinshasa cannot survive on its own.Also Read.
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Former Health Minister of DR Congo to Be Questioned for 'Embezzling' Ebola Funds

News18 17 Sep 2019
Kinshasa ... He is due to be questioned by an investigating magistrate, said his lawyer Guy Kabeya.
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DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement

Press TV 15 Sep 2019
"Police accuse him of having siphoned off a total of $4.3 million made available by the treasury to fight Ebola," lawyers Guy Kabeya and Willy Ngashi said in a statement. Ilunga, who resigned as health minister in July after being removed as head of the country's Ebola response team, was arrested Saturday in Kinshasa.
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The children sent to a DRC 'holiday camp' never to come back

BBC News 14 Aug 2019
"Taken on the day she left for Kinshasa," he told them ... We'll never get the chance to go to Kinshasa ... The Tumaini orphanage in Kinshasa has since been shut down. Belgian-Congolese lawyer Julienne Mpemba is under house arrest and facing criminal charges for her role as head of the orphanage.
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Congo court annuls sentence for exiled opposition leader

The Seattle Times 19 Apr 2019
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A lawyer for Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi says a court has annulled his three-year prison sentence, enabling him to return from exile in Belgium. The Court of Cassation, or supreme court of appeals, made the judgment Friday, saying that Katumbi can enter Congo a free man. Lawyer Jean Joseph Mukendi […] ... .
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