16 August 2020 – Police to enforce compliance of barrier measures in churches

Type of Intervention: Guidance, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Police and Interior Affairs, Religion
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: According to digitalcongo.net, the Congolese National Police have joined the fight to curb the Coronavirus through churches. The Religious Denominations were called in on Thursday, August 13, in the effort to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Overview: The Congolese National Police have joined the fight to curb the Coronavirus through churches by ensuring compliance with barrier gestures.
Full details here: https://digitalcongo.net/article/5f36603349707c001757be76

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat