DR Congo security forces used ‘excessive force’ against protesters, UN probe finds

State agents, such as police and armed forces, used excessive – including lethal – force during demonstrations in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), last month, when at least 53 people were killed over two days, 143 injured and more than 299 unlawfully arrested, a United Nations preliminary investigation revealed today.

//21.10.16, http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=55365

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