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A Year On, Victims of Congo’s ‘Likofi IV’ Deserve Justice

February 20, 2019 Video Video: Police Abduct, Strangle, Disappear Young Men and Boys in Congo Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily killed at least 27 young men and boys and forcibly disappeared 7 others during an anti-crime campaign between May and September 2018. The campaign, known among the police as “Operation Likofi IV,” targeted alleged gang members in Congo’s capital, Kinshasa.  One year ago, on the night of May 3 to 4, 2018, police in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo dragged four alleged gang members, called kulunas, from their homes and fatally shot…

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