Demonstration Alert: Planned protests in Dakar Friday (10 December 2021)
Location: Downtown and in University Area in Dakar
Event: Political demonstrations are expected to take place Friday afternoon in the Dakar region and may spread to other parts of the city, causing traffic and other disruptions. U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid any locations where demonstrations are ongoing in the event protest activity turns unexpectedly violent.
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.
- Keep a low profile.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444