15 Dec '11, 2am

DR Congo opposition calls for mass protests: KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Etienne Ts...

DR Congo opposition calls for mass protests: KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Etienne Ts...

KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi's party called Wednesday for mass protests to "protect" the victory he claims to have won in disputed presidential polls. Jacquemin Shabani, secretary general of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDSP), made the call for "peaceful and democratic demonstrations", without giving a time or place. The call comes amid growing crackdowns on opposition party protests, including one Wednesday in which demonstrators reported multiple injuries. The Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) on Friday declared President Joseph Kabila the winner of the November 28 vote, provoking violent protests and looting in the capital and calls from opposition leaders for the international community to intervene. The European Union, the non-profit Carter Center and other election monitors have voiced seri...

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