The Front Populaire Ivorien (FPI) opposition party plans to hold rallies across the country from Friday, November 22, through Sunday, December 1, to demand the return of exiled former President Laurent Gbagbo. Local media outlets are reporting that 106 party representatives have been assigned areas to hold demonstrations nationwide. Specific details regarding the times and size of the rallies have not been released as of Tuesday, November 19.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near all demonstrations.
Individuals in Côte d'Ivoire are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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