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04 Aug 2020 | 11:33 AM UTC

Morocco: Nationwide protests scheduled for August 4

Morocco News Alert

Nationwide protests scheduled outside of hospitals for August 4; anticipate disruption to services

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Casablanca). COUNTRY/REGION Morocco

Event

Healthcare workers affiliated with the Moroccan Workers Union (UMT) have organized several protests to take place outside of Moroccan hospitals nationwide from 11:00 (local time) on Tuesday, August 4. The demonstrations are being held following the Minister of Health's decision to cancel the annual leave for workers in the sector and to demand better working conditions and higher compensation.

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruption should be anticipated in the vicinity of the event. Disruption to medical services may apply.

Advice

Individuals are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate potential disruptions to the provision of medical services, and to avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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