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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar Senegal

March 7, 2021 Location: Various locations throughout Senegal Event:  Local political opposition leaders have called for large demonstrations throughout Senegal to begin Monday morning, March 8, and continue for several days. Recently, several of these protests have escalated into more violent clashes with law enforcement and resulted in the looting of businesses.  As a result, some local businesses, including ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar Senegal

March 6, 2021   Location: Various locations throughout Senegal Event:  There is a continued likelihood of large demonstrations in Senegal today, Saturday, March 6th, as well as over the next several days.  Recently, several of these protests have escalated into more violent clashes with law enforcement and resulted in the looting of several businesses.   U.S. government personnel are advised to stay at home from 4 p.m. today (Saturday) until 12 ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar Senegal

Location: Various locations throughout Senegal Event:  Local political opposition leaders have called for large demonstrations in Senegal today, Friday March 5th, at 3p.m. local time.  Recently, several of these protests have escalated into more violent clashes with law enforcement and resulted in the looting of several businesses. U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid any locations where demonstrations ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar Senegal

Location: Various neighborhoods throughout Dakar, Senegal, including:  Mermoz Fann Plateau Event:  Local political opposition leaders have called for large demonstrations in Dakar on Friday March 5th at 3p.m. local time. These demonstrations have not been sanctioned by the government and local officials have been ordered to not allow groups to congregate due to the ongoing State of Emergency banning large ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar Senegal

Location: Various neighborhoods throughout Dakar, Senegal, including: Mermoz Fann Downtown Dakar Event: Following today’s demonstrations in the Mermoz and Fann areas of Dakar there is an increased risk of spontaneous demonstrations in downtown Dakar and throughout the city over the next several days due to heightened political tension. While these protests are typically peaceful, they can turn ...
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