“Brazil accepts however doesn’t settle for”: violence, prejudice and poverty make Congolese consider leaving the nation

  • Rafael Barifouse
  • With BBC Information Brazil in Sao Paulo

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Congolese Moïse Kabagambe was crushed to dying in Rio

“I left house for work seven years in the past and by no means got here again.” Lina *, a Congolese refugee in Brazil, sums up her story since she left the nation.

She says that she was persecuted for being an opposition and protested in opposition to the then ruling authorities and that she was unlawfully imprisoned for a month.

Lina claims that her husband has already escaped for a similar motive and determined to do the identical after his launch. She remained in hiding for some time after which used the Brazilian Vacationer Visa she had simply taken out.

Right here in Brazil, it has discovered its place within the rising Congolese group. After a while, she returned to her husband.

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