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100 Days in Prison and Counting for Congolese Activist

Expand Activist Joseph Lokondo at Mbandaka’s prison, in western Democratic Republic of Congo. © 2020 Private When Joseph Lokondo’s friend tipped him off that he was about to be arrested, he was not scared to face the law. “I thought to myself – if they want to arrest me for my opinions, so be it,” he recently told Human Rights Watch. Today marks 100 days since the 26-year-old activist was detained in Mbandaka, in western Democratic Republic of Congo. Lokondo was arrested on January 20, after he took part in a public debate over local elections. He had launched a campaign called “Equateur Deserves…

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