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03 May 2019 | 09:32 AM UTC

Chad: Student demonstration planned in N'Djamena May 3

Chad News Alert

Student demonstration planned in N’Djamena May 3; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/3/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/5/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Ndjamena). COUNTRY/REGION N'Djamena

Event

A student protest is set to take place in N'Djamena on Friday, May 3, to denounce a rise in registration fees and poor study conditions. Protesters will reportedly gather at Place de la Nation at 14:00 (local time). A similar protest took place in Ndjamena on Tuesday, April 30, and was forcibly dispersed by police officers using tear gas.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of protest sites. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out. 

Advice

Individuals in N'Djamena are advised to avoid all demonstrations and protests as a precaution, prepare for localized traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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