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28 Nov 2018 | 05:20 AM UTC

Algeria: Anti-Saudi protests possible amid Saudi Crown Prince visit Dec. 6

Algeria News Alert

Activists threaten to protest visit of Saudi Crown Prince set for December 6; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions anticipated

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/27/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/6/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Algiers). COUNTRY/REGION Algeria


The Social Forum of Algeria (FSA) has announced it intends to protest the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman which will take place on Thursday, December 6. Organizers have called on supporters to protest the Saudi government's involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its participation in the Yemeni conflict, although details on potential demonstrations have not been released. If such gatherings occur, heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected.


Individuals in Algeria are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of potential violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.


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