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UN Rights Chief Calls for End to Pre-Election Violence in DR Congo

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The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has condemned the latest eruption of violence against opposition rallies in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Bachelet expressed deep concern about the flareup of violence in at least three provinces ahead of crucial presidential elections Dec. 23, saying people have the right to freedom of expression and should be able to demonstrate peacefully and safely. Bachelet's spokeswoman, Ravina Shamdasani, says the...

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