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26 Sep 2019 | 09:53 AM UTC

Gabon: Demonstration scheduled in Port-Gentil September 27

Gabon News Alert

Employees represented by the National Organisation of Petroleum Employees (ONEP) will protest in Port-Gentil on September 27; avoid all protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/26/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Libreville). COUNTRY/REGION Port-Gentil

Event

Members of 13 labour unions represented by the National Organisation of Petroleum Employees (ONEP) are scheduled to protest in front of the ONEP headquarter in Port-Gentil on Friday, September 27. Protesters intend to denounce government proposed labour reforms, which are perceived as highly unfavourable to employees.

A heightened security presence along with localized transportation disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the protest. 

Advice

Individuals present in Port-Gentil are advised to monitor developments to the situation and to avoid any related protests due to the possibility of violence and the potential involvement of security forces to disperse crowds.

 

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