Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: Masina 3 to the Palais du People, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: There are reports of possible demonstration activity in Kinshasa for Wednesday (September 29) which may include a march starting from Masina 3 that proceeds towards the Palais du People. All demonstrations have the potential to turn violent with little to no warning. Heavy traffic conditions and a police presence are expected. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.

Actions to take:
• Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Monitor local media for updates.