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DRC Police Open Fire on Crowd Protesting Election Law Change

At least one person was injured when security forces fired live rounds and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Monday as opposition parties tried to block a change in the law that may delay elections due in 2016. Demonstrators are angry about a revised election law that requires a national census be carried out before elections, a move that could delay the polls by three years and allow President Joseph Kabila to remain in...

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