Rebecca spent months in jail for her political activism with the LUCHA pro-democracy movement.
The prominent LUCHA member tells IBTimes UK how the UK, US and EU can help deliver democracy in the DRC.
'Sad', 'distraught', but vowing to continue his fight, Congolese mourn the 'Father of Congolese democracy'.
18 Lucha activists were arrested by police during a peaceful demonstration in Goma.
Lucha activist tells IBTimes UK of fears as youths 'form groups' to protest against President Kabila using violence.
With just days to go before Kabila's final term expires, authorities announced blocking of social networks.
With just days to go before Kabila's final term expires, what are the consequences of a prolonged rule?
Unless there is an easy way out the president will almost be 'forced to stay' says Pragmora think tank
DRC faces a fateful moment later this month when President Kabila is due to stand down.
LUCHA activists were calling on African leaders to 'listen to the voice of the Congolese people'.
France says a delay in holding elections is not the answer to the crisis.
Lucha movement calls for more demonstrations after dozens die in bid to get President Kabila to step down.
Release of LUCHA activists Fred Bauma, Yves Makwambala and others welcomed by Amnesty International.
Work permit denial reflects brutal curbs on free speech, says monitoring group.
Activists reportedly held banners calling for President Kabila to step down after his two-term limit ends.
EXCLUSIVE: Tensions are high in country where conditions for political dialogue 'are not met'.
The group asked not to be released in solidarity with other prisoners of conscience currently detained
IBTimes UK speaks to Katumbi's advisers and civil society leaders about their views.
Dozens arrested in politically-motivated campaign to silence dissent in DRC.
Activists feared 10-year jail terms and even the death penalty before getting six-month sentences.
UPDATE: Six activists have been handed a six-month prison sentence by the Goma Court of Appeal.
EXCLUSIVE: Pro-democracy Lucha movement tell IBTimes UK about surprising efforts to extend the sentence.
Mende says US and others guilty of 'contempt for the constitution' as Kabila faces constitutional questions.
The EU - Congo's largest donor - also condemns illegal government arrests and detentions.
LUCHA activists claim Court's decision is 'deliberate attempt to judge the activists in secret'.
LUCHA activists allegedly 'disappeared' after arrest and were deprived of food for four days.
'We will protect democracy and we will protect the DRC,' said Moise Katumbi.
Around 26 students imprisoned in Goma following 'ville-mortes' day of action.
LUCHA movement tells IBTimes UK it believes the arrests are 'abductions' of activists.
Opposition views delays as an attempt to allow President Kabila to extend his stay in power