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DR Congo: Voter Suppression, Violence

Expand A polling official counts votes in a school in Kinshasa after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s general elections, December 30, 2018. © 2018 Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images (Kinshasa) – Widespread irregularities, voter suppression, and violence significantly marred elections on December 30, 2018 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Election officials should ensure that the announced results in the presidential, legislative, and provincial elections are accurate. More than a million Congolese were unable to vote when voting was postponed until March 2019 in three opposition areas. Other…

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