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08 Aug 2019 | 11:42 AM UTC

Libya: Ongoing protest outside UN office in Tripoli August 8

Libya News Alert

Ongoing protest outside UN office in Tripoli August 8; heightened security and localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tripoli). COUNTRY/REGION UN office Tripoli


An ongoing protest has been reported outside the United Nations (UN) mission office in the Janzour district of Tripoli to demand the removal of Ghassan Salame as the Special Envoy for Libya. Protesters are denouncing Salame's recent briefing to the UN Security Council as inconsistent.

A heightened security presence along with traffic disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the protest. 


Individuals in Tripoli are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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