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14 Sep 2020 | 10:46 PM UTC

Mali: Demonstrators to gather in Bamako September 17

Mali News Alert

Demonstrators to gather in Bamako on September 17; avoid protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/18/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Bamako). COUNTRY/REGION Bamako


Protesters affiliated with the Popular African Youth Movement (MPJA) are planning to stage a demonstration in Bamako on Thursday, September 17, in opposition to the presence of the French military in the country. Attendees intend to gather for a sit-in protest in front of the French Embassy from 10:00 (local time).

A heightened security presence, as well as associated disruptions to transportation, are to be expected around the demonstration site.


Those in Bamako are advised to monitor developments, avoid all gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.


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