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Democratic Republic of Congo: Further information: Two year prison term for six LUCHA activists

, Index number: AFR 62/3530/2016

Six members of the Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA) youth movement have been sentenced to two years in prison on charges of “attempting to incite disobedience”. The six were arrested on 16 February in Goma, hours before a general strike held in protest against delays in organizing the 2016 general elections in Democratic Republic of Congo.

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