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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.

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.

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.

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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