Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bamako (Mali), Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that a demonstration will possibly take place in Bamako on Saturday, July 30starting at 4:00 p.m. The demonstration may begin at the Monument de l'Independence near the French Cultural Center, and end at the Monument de la Paix near the U.S. Embassy.

The U.S. Embassy reminds citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Source: OSAC