DR Congo deadly crackdown on anti-government protests

Churchgoers had planned to take part in marches against President Joseph Kabila, following Sunday services. But security forces surrounded churches and blocked roads to stop them from going ahead.

    Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot dead an anti-government protester in the capital, Kinshasa. Two other protesters were also injured.

    Churchgoers had planned to take part in marches against President Joseph Kabila, following Sunday services. But security forces surrounded churches and blocked roads to stop them from going ahead.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports.


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