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09 Nov 2020 | 06:00 PM UTC

Libya: Protesters block road in Dafiniyah November 8

Libya News Alert

Protesters block road in Dafiniyah (Misrata province) on November 8 over lack of medical care; further protests possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/9/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/11/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tripoli). COUNTRY/REGION Dafiniyah (Misrata province)

Event

Protesters blocked a road in Dafiniyah (Misrata province) on Sunday, November 8, to denounce a lack of assistance with medical bills. Those gathered, reportedly wounded members of forces aligned with the Government of National Accord (GNA), later opened the route and the demonstration passed off peacefully.

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the event.

Advice

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

The security environment in Libya remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas (with appropriate security protocols in place), other areas should be considered strictly off-limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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