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Justice at Risk in Democratic Republic of Congo

Click to expand Image Protesters, including many motorbike-taxi drivers, demonstrate while holding placards for the second day around the Parliament in Kinshasa, June 24, 2020. © 2020 Arsene Mpiana/AFP via Getty Images Addressing the nation on the eve of Independence Day last week, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, pledged to fight proposed laws that would undermine the country’s justice system. A group of parliamentarians loyal to former president Joseph Kabila hope to use their overwhelming majority in parliament to pass three draft laws on the courts.…

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