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06 Jan 2020 | 07:32 AM UTC

Mali: Demonstration planned in Bamako January 10 /update 2

Demonstration against French military presence scheduled in Bamako January 10; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Several civil society groups have called for a demonstration in Bamako on Friday, January 10, to demand the departure of French military forces from Mali. Participants plan to gather at 14:00 (local time) at Boulevard de l'Independance.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be anticipated near all demonstration sites.

Advice

Individuals in Bamako are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.