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20 juin 2019 | 09h17 UTC

Iraq: Ongoing protest in Basra June 20

Iraq Alerte de sécurité

Ongoing protest reported in Basra over perceived inadequate provision of public services June 20; heightened security presence and traffic disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 20/6/2019, 12h00 until 22/6/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Baghdad). COUNTRY/REGION Basra


Residents of Basra launched a protest on the morning (local time) of Thursday, June 20, to denounce poor public services and widespread youth unemployment. Protesters reportedly gathered near the provincial government building. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be anticipated near demonstration sites. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out. Additional protests are possible in Basra over the coming weeks. 


Individuals in Iraq, and particularly those in Basra, are advised to closely monitor the situation, avoid all protests and large public gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities. The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.


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