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France: Hundreds of “yellow vest” protesters arrested as clashes continue Dec. 8
Police arrest more than 500 people and 55 others are wounded in clashes as “yellow vest” protests continue on December 8; more protests and associated violent incidents are likely in the coming days. Read more
What to watch out for this week
Albania: Additional nationwide student protests possible
Further student protests are possible in Albania in coming days; associated traffic disruptions expected. Read more
France: Transportation strikes planned nationwide December 13-15
The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) union announces transportation services strikes on December 13-15; bus, metro, and rail disruptions expected nationwide. Read more
Togo: Authorities ban opposition protests December 6-18
Authorities ban opposition protests scheduled to take place nationwide and in Lomé between December 6-18. Read more
Haiti: Nationwide demonstrations December 9, 10, 16
Opposition groups to stage nationwide demonstrations on December 9, 10, and 16; heightened security presence expected, violence possible. Read more
Guinea: Political opposition to protest in Conakry December 13
Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) opposition party plans to hold demonstrations in Conakry on December 13; heightened security measures expected. Read more
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