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Congo justice minister resigns after judicial reform dispute

PUBLISHED: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 13:54:28 GMT

KINSHASA (Reuters) – The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tendered his resignation on Saturday in the wake of a dispute with the president over proposed laws that would give politicians more control over criminal prosecutions.

In a televised statement, Tunda did not give a reason for his resignation.

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