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Prison break

Publish date: 04 December 2017
Issue Number: 754
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: general

* Nineteen prisoners, most of them facing rape charges, escaped from a jail in the DRC over the weekend, prompting fears of reprisals against their victims. In May, around 4 000 prisoners escaped from Makala prison in Kinshasa, the capital, while 900 broke out from a jail in Beni in North Kivu province in June.

- News24