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DR Congo: Mob Lynches Soldier in Apparent Hate Crime

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Lt. Patrick Gisore Kabogo © Private (Goma) – A mob lynched a military officer in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Goma in an apparent case of ethnic hatred, Human Rights Watch said today. The Congolese government should appropriately prosecute all those involved and take broader steps to curtail ethnic violence in the country. On November 9, 2023, a group of people attacked Lt. Patrick Gisore Kabogo, 42, a Munyamulenge, Congolese Tutsi from South Kivu province, whom they accused of being an M23 fighter because of his physical traits. Many people in…

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