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02 Jul 2020 | 12:15 PM UTC

Guinea: Protest march planned in Conakry for July 3

Guinea News Alert

Funeral procession planned in Conakry on July 3; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/2/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Conakry). COUNTRY/REGION Conakry

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Event

A funeral march is planned in Conakry on Friday, July 3, for victims of anti-government demonstrations. The procession will start at 10:00 (local time) at the Sino-Guinean Hospital before proceeding towards the Bambeto cemetery for a burial ceremony at 12:00. A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of any demonstrations. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.

Further anti-government demonstrations are likely in the capital in the coming days and weeks.  

Advice

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

 

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