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13 Dec 2019 | 06:33 AM UTC

Niger: Demonstration scheduled in Niamey December 15

Demonstration organized by civil society groups to be held in Niamey December 15; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Civil society groups have called for a demonstration to be held in Niamey on Sunday, December 15, to denounce the foreign military presence in the country. Participants are expected to gather at 09:00 (local time) at Place Toumo and head towards Place de la Concertation.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the protest site.  

Advice

Individuals in Niamey 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.