UN protection back for threatened Nobel-winning Congo doctor

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — For weeks, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning Congolese doctor faced death threats, leading alarmed supporters to urge the United Nations (UN) to reinstate the peacekeepers who were withdrawn from his hospital months ago. On Wednesday, after international expressions of concern, the peacekeepers returned.

“They will be there as long as necessary,” a spokesman with the UN mission Mathias Gillmann told The Associated Press (AP).

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin