The Patriot Group of Mali (GPM) and the Yiribacoro Association of Mali have called for a demonstration to be held in Bamako on Friday, December 13, to demand the departure of French forces from Mali. Participants are expected to gather at Babemda at 15:00 (local time) and march towards the Bourse du Travail. The demonstration has been authorized by local officials.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the protest site.
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.