*Felix Tshisekedi, president of the Democratic Republic of Congo pardoned three prominent political prisoners and 700 regular ones on Wednesday, a good will gesture signalling a break with a predecessor who had scores of his opponents jailed.*
State TV reported that the freed included opposition figures Franck Diongo, Diomi Ndongala and Firmin Yangambi, who had been imprisoned on charges such as insurrection against the Congolese state, under former president Joseph Kabila.
Diongo had been se…
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