Lawsuit by Kabila lawyer threatens two Congolese journalists

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrest of a journalist yesterday in Sud-Kivu province, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, who is accused of defaming former President Joseph Kabila’s lawyer. His editor was due to be questioned today. RSF has contacted the province’s governor and calls for the journalists’ unconditional release.

Joseph Kabila ceased to be president more than 18 months ago, but Congolese media are still being persecuted as they were during his 19 ye

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