Unions representing university professors called for a nationwide strike to be held from Monday, February 18. According to local sources, the strike is ongoing as of Thursday, February 21. The strike is being organized to demand better working conditions. Associated demonstrations are possible in cities throughout Niger and notably in Niamey. A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of any protests.
Individuals in Niger are advised to avoid all protests due to the risk of violence and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.
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