Franck Kangundu

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Police holding three suspects in journalist’s murder

September 1, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 1, 2006—Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo are holding a former soldier and two civilians in connection with the July 8 murder of freelance journalist Bapuwa Mwamba, according to the local press freedom group Journaliste en...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Democratic Republic of Congo

February 16, 2006 11:36 AM ET

The murder and attempted murder of journalists in 2005 sent a chill through the independent press in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Journalists operated in a tense pre-electoral climate, enduring threats and harassment from government officials and other powerful...

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CPJ condemns threats against leading press freedom group

December 13, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 13, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists denounces the threatening messages sent to the local press freedom group Journaliste en Danger (JED) a day after it released a hard-hitting report on abuses against journalists in the Democratic Republic...

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One journalist freed, another still in jail without charge

November 8, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 8, 2005—A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo today freed journalist Jean-Marie Kanku on bail after 12 days of detention, press freedom group Journaliste en danger (JED) said. But journalist Patrice Booto, who was detained last...

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

November 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

NOVEMBER 3, 2005 Posted: November 8, 2005 Franck Kangundu, La Référence Plus KILLED—UNCONFIRMED Kangundu, a veteran political affairs journalist at the independent daily La Référence Plus, was shot dead shortly after midnight by unidentified assassins who accosted him at his...

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Press conditions worsen nationwide

November 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 3, 2005—Franck Kangundu, a veteran political affairs journalist at the independent daily La Référence Plus, was shot dead shortly after midnight by unidentified assassins who accosted him at his home in the capital, Kinshasa. The attackers also...

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