Location: Corsica, in front of Prefecture in Ajaccio
Event: Demonstration expected to take place on Sunday, March 13, beginning at 10:00 a.m. by Corsican nationalists. Several people were injured during a similar protest in Ajaccio earlier this week, and the courthouse was set on fire. U.S. government employees have been told to avoid the area of the protest.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
- Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
- Monitor local media for updates
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Keep a low profile
U.S. citizens may monitor English-language French media at the following:
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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