Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Area of Martyrs Stadium, Kasa Vubu, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: Demonstrations are currently underway in the area around Martyrs Stadium and are expected to move southwest to Rond Point Moulaert.  Heavy traffic conditions and a police presence are expected.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.

Actions to Take:

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