Democratic Republic of Congo: Mob lynchings on rise after Goma mass prison break

From the article: “Most of the 1,170 inmates who broke out of a Goma prison during a rebel offensive last month were still at large Wednesday and the Congolese authorities have had to publicly appeal for calm after posses lynched at least six suspected escapees. In the worst case of mob justice, five people accused of armed robbery in the Goma suburb of Munigi were burned alive by angry residents on November 30, the eve of the rebel pullback from the city, police said.”

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