• Pro-democracy youth activists from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, and Burkina Faso hold a press conference in Kinshasa just before the mass arrests of many of the activists and others on March 15, 2015.
    The arrest of at least 26 activists and others in Kinshasa on March 15, 2015, raises serious concerns of a broader crackdown on free expression before the 2016 Democratic Republic of Congo presidential elections.