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DR Congo: Mourners demand opposition leader's body back

Mourners in the Democratic Republic of Congo are calling for the body of a veteran opposition leader to be brought home, a year after he died in Brussels.

by Mereana Hond

Mourners in the Democratic Republic of Congo are calling for the body of Etienne Tshisekedi, a veteran opposition leader, to be brought home, a year after he died in Brussels.

They accuse President Joseph Kabila's government of trying to avoid a funeral which could turn into a mass rally.

 

Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.


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