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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Niger (September 2, 2020)
September 2, 2020

Location:  Niamey, Niger

Event:  A possible election demonstration is being planned for today, September 2, 2020 at the National Stadium in Niamey.  It may start at 3 pm (15h00) until 6 pm (18h00), local time.

The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise caution as demonstrations can occur suddenly anywhere throughout the city.  If you see a crowd forming, do not attempt to drive through it.  Leave the area and use an alternate route.

The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and provide additional information as appropriate.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.