Congo police arrest five pro-democracy activists: group

April 7, 2015 6:56 PM

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police arrested five members of a pro-democracy group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday as they protested against the illegal detention of activists in the capital Kinshasa, group members said.

Police in the city of Goma arrested the members of the youth movement Lucha as they encouraged residents to participate in five minutes of protest by whistling, honking horns and banging on pots and pans at 5 p.m. (1500 GMT), they said.

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