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    In Goma, families demand justice after the repression of August 30

    In DR Congo, mourning and anger in Goma in the east of the country… Three weeks after the violent repression of an attempted demonstration by the army, families bury their dead. Nearly 60 civilians lost their lives according to the official toll. The government funded this burial but the families now want answers about what really happened.

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    Source: France 24

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