Hundreds still detained after Congo protests as Kabila gets tough

February 10, 2015 1:20 PM

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - More than 300 people, including opposition leaders, remain in detention in Democratic Republic of Congo after protests last month, reinforcing concerns that President Joseph Kabila plans to cling to power beyond his legal mandate.

Kabila is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term next year after winning disputed elections in 2006 and 2011.

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