People gather at a busy road while carrying some of their belongings as they flee the Masisi territory following clashes between M23 rebels and government forces, at a road near Sake on 7 February 2024.
Death sentences are regularly handed down by courts in DCR, but they have been systematically commuted to life in jail since a 2003 moratorium on capital punishment.
The justice minister on Friday submitted a note to Cabinet about “lifting the moratorium on the death sentence” for the military, government spokesperson Patrick Muyaya said.
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Publish date : 2024-02-11 20:04:13