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07 Feb 2020 | 12:48 PM UTC

Morocco: Demonstration planned in Rabat February 9

Demonstration planned in Rabat on February 9; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

According to US diplomatic sources, a demonstration is set to take place in Rabat on Sunday, February 9, to denounce US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan. Demonstrators will gather at Bab al Ahad at 10:00 (local time) on Sunday and march to the parliament building.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions (e.g., road closures, traffic congestion) are to be expected along the demonstration route. Similar demonstrations are possible in urban centers across Morocco over the near term.  

Advice

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