Mbaka Bosange

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Bosange, a reporter for the private weekly Mambenga, was arrested while reporting on clashes between the police and angry demonstrators outside the Supreme Court in the capital, Kinshasa, according to local press freedom group Journaliste en Danger (JED) and local journalists.

CPJ could not establish why Bosange was arrested. He was held incommunicado and without charge at the Police General Directorate for Special Services, known as “Kin Mazière,” according to CPJ sources.