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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Burning village near Bunia: IRIN

Burning village near Bunia: IRIN.

Former rebels integrated into national army: IRIN

Former rebels integrated into national army: IRIN.


Map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Media in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The state-run media include, Radio-Television Nationale Congolaise, La Voix du Congo (radio), Agence Congolaise de Presse. Dominated by president and political partners, information is selective and no critique of president and state institutions exists.

Freedom of expression and the press are entrenched in the constitution but are restricted in practice as violations, censorship, harassment and violence are frequent. Some critique is nonetheless clearly possible and several private media are in circulation. The government does not restrict internet use.

Both national and international government-owned and privately-owned media are used to establish reports.


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