Demonstration Alert: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Location: Kinshasa, DRC

Event: Planned Protest March in Kinshasa on June 25, 2022

There is planned demonstration for Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 10:00 am in Kinshasa.  The demonstration may include a march starting from Masina/Pascal in Tshangu, proceeding towards Boulevard Lumumba, and ending at the Palais du Peuple on Triomphal Boulevard.  U.S. citizens are reminded that demonstrations have the potential to turn violent with little to no warning. Heavy traffic conditions to and from Ndjili airport and an increased police presence should be expected.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.