Crackdown on dissent
Murtaja Qureiris would have been the fourth teenager to be executed by the country in 2019. The government had announced an execution spree on April 23 in which a total of 37 people were executed, along with three teenagers.
The police raided the channel with a warrant that gave them powers to “add, copy, delete or alter” material in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s computers
At least three of those killed were minors at the time of sentencing. Saudi Arabia has executed 104 people this year.
Felix Tshisekedi was declared the president of DR Congo, having won 4% more votes than his nearest rival Martin Fayulu, who had the edge in opinion polls. The candidate of outgoing president Joseph Kabila came third