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26 août 2019 | 21h09 UTC

DRC: Protesters clash with police at University of Kinshasa (Kinshasa province) August 26

DR Congo Alerte de sécurité

Protesters clash with police during a demonstration at the University of Kinshasa (Kinshasa province) August 26; further protests expected over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 26/8/2019, 12h00 until 30/8/2019, 11h59 (Africa/Kinshasa). COUNTRY/REGION Kinshasa

Event

Violent clashes between protesters and police erupted in the morning (local time) on Monday, August 26, at a student-led demonstration at the University of Kinshasa (Kinshasa province). Police reportedly used tear gas to disperse groups of students during a planned march calling for the resumption of classes, which have been canceled since August 7 due to an ongoing teachers' strike. Some injuries were reported by both sides as a result of the clashes. No deaths have been reported.

A heightened security presence is expected in the area around the university. Further demonstrations are likely over the coming days and weeks. Violent clashes between protesters and police cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence in the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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