UN Calls on DR Congo to Respect Right to Protest

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has called on authorities to lawfully handle demonstrations organized by those protesting the updated electoral calendar. This follows inflammatory comments by police authorities ahead of the planned November 15 protests.

Police in Kinshasa (file photo).

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