Chaotic scene on a street in DRC after deadly clashes. Photo: Papy Okito

    AFEX Decries Police Brutality against Protesters in DRC

    The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is deeply appalled by the brutality of the Congolese police against peaceful demonstrators in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On September 19, 2016, demonstrations in capital city Kinshasa and other cities turned deadly when security forces opened live bullets at protesters. Reports say while the demonstrations were going on, a number of protesters begun setting fire to properties belonging to major political...