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Alert: Possible Demonstrations May Occur throughout Senegal This Week
March 13, 2023

There is the possibility of political demonstrations, gatherings, and marches in various locations throughout Senegal from Tuesday to Thursday, March 14-16.  While these events are often peaceful, they can also quickly turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  American citizens are urged to avoid any areas where such events are ongoing.  If the Embassy receives more specific information regarding dates and times of demonstrations, marches, or gatherings we will send updated alerts.

Actions to take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.


U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal
Route Des Almadies
Dakar, Senegal

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444