Police Clash Violently with Protesters in DRC

DR Congo: Police Clash Violently with Protesters

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:25 am

Violence broke out in Kinshasa on Friday, near the Supreme Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as police subdued a rally of protesters demanding the immediate expulsion of new Rwandan ambassador, Vincent Karega.

They are accusing the ambassador of being a records revisionist claiming he has denied Rwanda’s role in the numerous massacres of Congolese residents by using the Banyamulenge militia — i.e. Rwandan Tutsi Congolese, for the duration of the wars in the Congo which happened between 1996 and 2003.

Many Congolese consider these militiamen are supported with the aid of Rwanda to manage the jap vicinity of the usa whose land is rich in herbal resources. Allegations that Kigali denies.

The demonstrators additionally known as to quit the demise threats focused on domestically celebrated laureate, Dr Denis Mukwege considering that July after he called for the institution of an international court docket to prosecute the perpetrators of the massacres committed in eastern DRC.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner —- whose work with victims of sexual violence in battle noticed him obtain the honour, continues to supply clinical care of the identical nature in his hospital close to Panzi.