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DR Congo: Prominent Activist Abducted

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Gloria Sengha Panda Shala in Kinshasa, DR Congo, in 2018. Credit: CPGLCONGO (Nairobi) – The Democratic Republic of Congo government should urgently investigate and publicly report on the whereabouts of the prominent opposition and civil society activist Gloria Sengha, Human Rights Watch said today. The abduction of Sengha and two of her colleagues appears linked to a wave of repression by Congolese authorities that has severely restricted the rights of activists, journalists, and opposition party members.At about 5 p.m. on May 17, 2024, unidentified men, including some…

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