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>> Deadly clashes broke out in the Congo on Sunday after protests erupted following the president's refusal to step down. According to Human Rights Watch at least four people were killed by Congolese security forces. At least two were gunned down, but a police spokesman denies fire was used during the demonstration.
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A human rights activist estimates that 75 people were also arrested during the unrest. The protest broke out after Catholic activist called for them following a delay in elections promised a year ago by President Joseph Kabila. The vote has now been postponed until December 2018. The delay fuels suspicions that Kabila will try to stay in by power removing constitutional term limits that forbid him from running again.
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>> We're tired. We've never had peace in this country. Nothing works. We don't eat well. President Kabila is still young and he can leave his place to someone else and come back later if he wants. He's worked a lot already. It's enough. We don't want him. He should go and rest.
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>> Fears are now rising that the country will slide back into the kind of civil war that killed millions at the turn of the century.