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13 oct. 2019 | 02h27 UTC

Mali: Protesters loots UN camp in Sévaré October 12

Mali Alerte de sécurité

Demonstration outside UN peacekeeping camp in Sévaré (Mopti region) turns violent on October 12; Mopti governor orders overnight curfew until October 20

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/10/2019, 12h00 until 20/10/2019, 11h59 (Africa/Bamako). COUNTRY/REGION Mopti, Sévaré

Event

Around 1000 people gathered outside of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) camp in Sévaré (Mopti region) on Saturday, October 12, to protest the presence of the peacekeepers in the region. The situation escalated as protesters broke into a warehouse and reportedly stole equipment and supplies from storage containers. At least one vehicle was also set on fire. In response, the governor of Mopti region has implemented a curfew between the hours of 18:00 to 06:00 (local time) until Sunday, October 20. Further demonstrations are possible in the near term.

Context

Due to the presence of various armed groups, Mali's northern and central regions remain unstable despite the presence of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), one of the largest UN peacekeeping missions in the world.

Advice

Due to the underlying terrorist and kidnapping threats prevalent in the country, all those present in Mali are advised to remain discreet regarding personal details, particularly information concerning nationality, employment, family, etc. Individuals are also advised to avoid public events and places frequented by Westerners, to remain vigilant at all times (especially in local markets, now used by terrorists as recruitment grounds), and to report any suspicious objects or behavior to the authorities.

The security environment in Mali remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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