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13 Jul 2019 | 02:42 AM UTC

Côte d'Ivoire: Protests planned in Abidjan July 15, 23

Côte d'Ivoire News Alert

Civil society groups and opposition parties plan to hold rallies in Abidjan on July 15 and 23; heightened security measures and traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Abidjan). COUNTRY/REGION Abidjan

Event

Political opposition parties and civil society groups are planning to hold demonstrations in Abidjan on Monday, July 15, and Tuesday, July 23. The Forum of Organizations of Ivorian Civil Society (FORSCI) is calling for supporters to gather outside of the Delegation of the European Union to Côte d'Ivoire on July 15. Political opposition parties, including the Indignant Coalition of Côte d'Ivoire, are scheduled to hold a sit-in on July 23 at the headquarters of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). Both rallies are being held to protest fees for obtaining national identity cards. Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are anticipated around all demonstration sites.

Advice

Individuals in Abidjan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid demonstrations due to the risk of violence, anticipate a heightened security presence and localized disruptions in the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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