Demonstrations in Kinshasa, DRC, become violent

Demonstrators threw rocks and set fire to tires to protest talks between opposition parties and the government on a possible delay in the presidential election. The police responded with tear gas to disperse the demonstrators in the capital Kinshasa.

Advice For Travellers

There may be additional civil unrest prior to the next presidential election that may be postponed until next July. Travellers should be alert and avoid all public and political gatherings since they may become violent without notice.