Demonstration Alert

Jun 10, 2020

On 9 June 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa issued a Demonstration Alert regarding an ongoing protest in the city, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Zando Market, Kinshasa, DRC

“Event: Ongoing confrontation between protesters and police at Zando Market, Kinshasa

“Please be advised, there is an ongoing confrontation between protesters and police at the Zando Market near Bokasa and Kasavubu Avenues near Centre Medical D’urgence (CPU) in Kinshasa. There are multiple reported casualties. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the Zando Market area until further notice.”

The full text of the alert is available here.

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