Severity: Warning Alert      

Civil Unrest: Activists plan protest outside headquarters of Fez-Meknes Region in Fez, Morocco, from 1100 July 28. Increased security likely.

  • Alert Begins: 28 Jul 2020 08:00 AM UTC
  • Alert Expires: 28 Jul 2020 08:00 PM UTC
  • Event: Protest
  • Location(s): Fez (map)
  • Start Time/Date: 1100 July 28
  • Impact: Increased security; possible localized transport disruptions

Summary
Activists will protest outside the headquarters of the Fez-Meknes region in Fez, from 1100 July 28. The action is to denounce the decision of local authorities to close cafes and restaurants at 2000 to curb coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Protesters claim that their businesses will suffer huge losses and that authorities did not consult them before making the decision.

Security personnel will likely deploy to monitor the protest. Localized transport disruptions are possible near the headquarters of the Fez-Meknes region, the morning of July 28.

Advice
Exercise caution and heed the advice of security personnel. Plan for additional delays if traveling near the affected area, July 28.


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