Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali – January 13, 2022

Demonstration Alert - U.S. Embassy, Bamako, Mali

Location:

Monument de l’Indépendance

 Event:

The Mouvements de L’Inclusivite is calling for a mass demonstration to support the transition government. The demonstration is scheduled to take place at the Monument de l’Indépendance on Friday, January 14th at 2:00 PM.

Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of tires, clashes with the police, blockage on the roads and bridges, throwing of rocks at vehicles, the deployment of tear gas, and small arms fire.

American citizens are advised to:

  • Avoid the area of demonstrations
  • Do not attempt to drive through protests or roadblocks
  • Continue to exercise vigilance while in Mali
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a means of communication (cell phone, etc.) with you at all times
  • Monitor local media for updates

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