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Demonstration Alert: Male (Maldives), Demonstrations expected from February 6-15, 2018

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Location: Central Male, Maldives

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place from February 6 through February 15, 2018 as the president of the Maldives has declared a state of emergency until February 15.  Groups are expected to protest in central Male in response to emerging political developments.

Actions to Take:

·        Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.

·         Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

·         Monitor local media for updates

·         Keep a low profile.

  • Be aware of your surroundings.

·         Carry proper identification at all times. 


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