Location: Corsica, 2 protests, Ajaccio in front of the Prefecture and Bastia in front of the Prefecture.
Event: Demonstrations expected to take place today, March 22, following the death of Yvan Colonna.
- Ajaccio: Expected to start at 10:00 a.m.
- Bastia: Expected to start at 5:00 p.m.
A large police presence has been deployed to Corsica. Clashes are expected between protestors and police. U.S. government employees are being told to avoid the areas.
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: