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Democratic Republic of Congo: Activists arrested hours before strike

, Index number: AFR 62/3462/2016

Six youth activists from the youth movement Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA) were arrested in Goma just hours before a general strike called for by the political opposition and civil society. The general strike was in protest against delays in the preparations for the 2016 presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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