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Prominent Congolese Lawyer Falls Victim to COVID-19

The human rights community in the Democratic Republic of Congo mourns the passing of one of its most respected figures. Lawyer Jean-Joseph Mukendi wa Mulumba succumbed to COVID-19 on March 24 in the capital, Kinshasa – becoming the third person known to have died from the virus in the country. Mukendi’s family, colleagues, and those he defended will sorely miss him. Expand Jean-Joseph Mukendi wa Mulumba. © Radio Okapi Throughout his career, Mukendi tirelessly advocated for the rights of the voiceless and the oppressed. He played a prominent role in the trial following the double murder…

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