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18 Oct 2019 | 12:05 PM UTC

Côte d'Ivoire: Opposition rally scheduled in Yamoussoukro October 19

Côte d'Ivoire News Alert

Opposition rally scheduled in Yamoussoukro October 19; avoid all gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Abidjan). COUNTRY/REGION Côte d'Ivoire


The opposition Democratic Party of Cote d'Ivoire (PDCI) will organize a rally in Yamoussoukro on Saturday, October 19, in commemoration of former President Felix Houphouet-Boigny and in support of the PDCI Vice President Jacques Mangoua, who was sentenced on Thursday, October 3, to five years in prison on weapons possessions charges that his lawyers say are fabricated. Thousands of supporters are expected to gather at the John Paul II Square as of 09:00 (local time).

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are likely.  


Individuals in Yamoussoukro are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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