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DRC: Post-election intimidation through arrests must end

Headline Title:  DRC: Post-election intimidation through arrests must end 19 December 2011 Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo must halt a series of politically motivated arrests, including arbitrary and unlawful arrests following disputed elections, Amnesty International said today.Dozens of arrests have been carried out across the country since the 28 November elections, frequently targeting members and supporters of the political opposition. “The Congolese security forces seem to be taking advantage of the tense climate of uncertainty following the recent elections to…

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