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Côte d'Ivoire: “Day without press” September 17

Editors call for a day without the press on September 17 to protest the abolition of public subsidy; further strike possible

14 Sep 10:14 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 9/14/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/28/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Abidjan). COUNTRY/REGION Ivory Coast

Event

A "day without the press" strike is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 17, throughout the country to protest the recent abolition of a public subsidy. Press editors have warned that if appropriate measures are not taken by the government they will hold a further strike the following week, which could potentially run from Monday to Friday. 

Advice

Individuals across Côte d'Ivoire are advised to monitor developments to the situation and to avoid any related protests.

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