An injured man is pulled to safety after police fired warning shots to disperse a crowd at the end of a service to commemorate the victims of a crackdown on a march in Kinshasa in December 2018. (AFP/John Wessels)
An injured man is pulled to safety after police fired warning shots to disperse a crowd at the end of a service to commemorate the victims of a crackdown on a march in Kinshasa in December 2018. (AFP/John Wessels)

Covering unrest in the DRC

To enable journalists to report as safely and effectively as possible in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Committee to Protect Journalists’ Emergencies Response Team and Africa Program are sharing safety information cards.

The advice includes how to use VPNs, store information securely, protect phones, and cover protests or unrest safely. The information can be accessed via SMS, WhatsApp, and social networks by contacting safety@cpj.org or click on the links below to access the cards.