DRC PRESIDENT TSHISEKEDI PARDONS ABOUT 700 POLITICAL PRISONERS

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO'S DRC NEW PRESIDENT FELIX TSHISEKEDI ON WEDNESDAY PARDONED ABOUT 700 POLITICAL PRISONERS WHO WERE JAILED UNDER HIS PREDECESSOR.

TSHISEKEDI WAS DECLARED THE WINNER OF THE DECEMBER 30 ELECTION, LEADING CONGO TO ITS FIRST PEACEFUL TRANSFER OF POWER SINCE INDEPENDENCE FROM BELGIUM NEARLY 60 YEARS AGO.

Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) new President Felix Tshisekedi on Wednesday pardoned about 700 political prisoners who were jailed under his predecessor.

Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) new President Felix Tshisekedi on Wednesday pardoned about 700 political prisoners who were jailed under his predecessor. Tshisekedi signed the decree, fulfilling a promise he made...

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