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Take action to end impunity: Laurent Bisset
04 Nov 2011
BY ALICE PURKISS

MURDERED 4 NOVEMBER 1993
Reporter, Radio Congo – Bacongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Join us in demanding justice for Laurent Bisset, a reporter for the state-owned Radio Congo and an outspoken supporter of then President Pascal Lissouba, was found dead outside his home in Bacongo, an opposition stronghold, on 4 November 1993. The neighborhood had been besieged for days when fighting broke out between government troops and opposition forces over accusations that the government had rigged parliamentary elections. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), at least 25 people died.

Take action and send a letter to the authorities demanding an immediate and open investigation into this case here

International Day to End Impunity is on 23 November. Until that date,  we will reveal a story each day of a journalist, writer or free expression advocate who was killed in the line of duty.

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