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22 Jan 2020 | 03:41 PM UTC

Mali: Teachers to demonstrate in Bamako January 23

Teachers’ unions call for march in Bamako January 23; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected

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Event

According to US diplomatic authorities, teachers' unions are calling for a demonstration to be held in Bamako on Thursday, January 23. Participants are expected to gather around 08:00 (local time) at the Place de la liberté before marching toward the Monument de l'indépendance.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Advice

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