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09 Oct 2019 | 07:28 AM UTC

DRC: Opposition to rally in Kisangani October 11

DR Congo News Alert

Opposition leader plans a rally in Kisangani on October 11; heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/11/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Kinshasa). COUNTRY/REGION Kisangani

Event

The leader of the Mouvement de Libération du Congo (MLC) opposition movement is due to address supporters at a rally in Kisangani on Friday, October 11. Participants plan to gather at the Grande Poste square, although organizers did not immediately announce a time as of Tuesday, October 8.

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are expected near the protest site.

Advice

Individuals in Kisangani are advised to avoid all protests due to the risk of violence and arrest, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments, and refrain from discussing sensitive political topics in public.

 

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