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Pro-Democracy Activists Appear in Court in DRC

Six pro-democracy activists arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo appeared in court Thursday. Several human rights groups that spoke to VOA confirmed that the students, who are members of the La Lucha movement, were arrested early Tuesday at a private house in the eastern city of Goma. A source in the U.N. mission in Congo, MONUSCO, said the six were charged on five counts, including association with wrongdoers, disturbing public order and incitement to tribal hatred. A...

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