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13 Sep 2019 | 12:10 PM UTC

Réunion: Protest over Franc currency zone and French influence in Sainte Suzanne September 14

Réunion News Alert

Protest against Franc currency Zone and French influence in Sainte Suzanne on September 14

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Indian/Reunion). COUNTRY/REGION Sainte Suzanne


Civil society group Urgence Panafricaniste has called for a protest to be held in Sainte Suzanne on Saturday, September 14, to denounce the use of the CFA franc currency and denounce what they perceive as persisting French influence over its former colonies. Protesters are expected to gather at 08:30 (local time) at Rond Point de Carrefour.

A heightened security presence along with localised transportation disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the protests.


Individuals in Sainte Suzanne are advised to avoid all demonstrations as violence may flare up without warning.


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