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18 Mar 2019 | 10:00 AM UTC

Namibia: Ongoing demonstration in Windhoek March 18

Namibia News Alert

Ongoing protest in Windhoek over land and housing issues March 18; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Windhoek). COUNTRY/REGION Windhoek

Event

The Affirmative Repositioning Movement (AR) and its supporters are protesting in the capital Windhoek as of Monday, March 18, over land and housing issues. Protesters marched from the Katutura Magistrate's Court to the City of Windhoek Headquarters, leading to significant transportation disruptions, notably on the Independence Avenue. A heightened security presence is reported; clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out. Further such protests are possible in the near term. 

Advice

Individuals present in Windhoek are advised to avoid all demonstrations, anticipate transportation disruptions surrounding protests, and to monitor developments to the situation.

 

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