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14 Jan 2020 | 03:46 AM UTC

DRC: Protest expected in Kinshasa January 14

Soldiers and police officers’ children to protest in Kinshasa January 14; avoid all gatherings

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Event

The children of soldiers and police officers have called for a protest in Kinshasa on Tuesday, January 14, to denounce social inequalities. Participants are due to gather at 10:00 (local time) at the Kintambo Magasin roundabout and will later march towards the Cité de l'Union Africaine.

An increased security presence, as well as localized traffic disruptions, are likely along the march route. 

Advice

Individuals present in Kinshasa are advised to exercise caution and maintain a low profile at all times, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and obey any instructions issued by the local authorities.