Congo opposition leader arrested over deadly anti-government protests



A Congolese opposition leader was arrested late on Sunday for his role in anti-government demonstrations last month in which more than 50 people died, the government said on Monday, leading to threats of more protests if he is not released.
Bruno Tshibala, the deputy secretary-general and spokesman for the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), Democratic Republic of Congo's largest opposition party, was arrested Sunday night at Kinshasa airport as he prepared to board a flight for Brussels, the UDPS said in a statement.
Government spokesman Lambert Mende confirmed the arrest,... read more

 
10 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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