At least 12 dead in Congo unrest over electoral law critics say would extend president's term

January 22, 2015 3:15 PM

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At least 12 dead in Congo unrest over electoral law critics say would extend president's term

Anti government protestors gather, with some burning tires, during a protest against a new law that could delay elections to be held in 2016, in the city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, The revised election law will require a national census be carried out before elections can be held in 2016, that could have the effect that President Joseph Kabila remains in power after his mandate expires in 2016. (AP Photo/John Bompengo) (The Associated Press)

Anti-government protestors block a road and burn tires during a protest against a new law that could delay elections to be held in 2016, in the city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, The revised election law will require a national census be carried out before electio...

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