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Demonstration Alert: Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Protests Expected on November 27 at the Place de la Revolution

Location:   Ouagadougou


Event:  On Saturday. November 27, 2021, demonstrations are expected to take place

throughout Ouagadougou, potentially starting at 8am at the Place de la Revolution.

There is no end time for the demonstrations and the demonstrations may expand

into other areas of the city. Counter-protests may also spontaneously develop at

other locations in Ouagadougou.


Actions to Take:

·         Avoid protests location throughout Ouagadougou.

·         Monitor local media for updates.

·         Be aware of your surroundings.



·    U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

     (226) 25 49 53 00



·    State Department – Consular Affairs

     888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 

·    Burkina Faso Country Information 

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