In this blog post, PhD researcher Fidele N. Sebahizi and Dr Helen Hintjens discuss the violence dealt out to peaceful demonstrators in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
On 30 June 2021, unarmed civilians, including elderly women, were shot by the Congolese army. Worldwide, women’s protests have changed history. The women in Minembwe staged a sit-down protest at the airport, singing hymns.
Read the full blog post - Killing of Unarmed Banyamulenge Women Protestors: The World Must Respond