Violence broke out in the Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They threw chairs and overturned tables on Tuesday, December 8, after the President decides to dissolve the ruling coalition. The police finally dispersed them with tear gas.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, violence occurred within the Parliament between the supporters of the President of the DRC Félix Tshisekedi and those of the majority, faithful to his predecessor, Joseph Kabila.
Rivals threw chairs, batons, and plastic buckets at each other and knocked over tables.
A person bleeding from the head
A man was attacked, resulting in a bleeding head, reports Reuters. The police eventually dispersed the crowd with tear gas.
After Felix Tshisekedi announced the end of the ruling coalition and the search for a new majority in the Assembly, the events took place, failing which he would dissolve the lower house.
A violent clash in Tunisia
Recently, it was in the Tunisian Parliament that a clash between two groups of parliamentarians.
Screams, a haggard man, bloody face, and a woman on the ground. In a video made in the Tunisian parliament on Monday, December 7, confusion reigns. Live on Facebook, and Internet users were able to witness a particularly violent clash between deputies.
On the one hand, the elected members of the Democratic Current (center left) – including Samia Abbou (the woman on the ground) and Anouar Ben Chahed (with the bloodied forehead) -, on the other, the representatives of Al Karama (Islamist).
The Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP) has already experienced hot spells in the past. This is not the first time that the ARP has turned into a wrestling ring, but this time a new milestone has been crossed.