Week 37: Security Updates

 

🇦🇫  Afghanistan Exercise caution due to potential for heightened anti-foreigner sentiment over allegedly offensive NATO leaflets
  Americas Defer travel to areas affected by passage of Hurricane Irma; follow all official directives
  Asia Major urban centres: Further pro-Rohingya rallies possible across region; anticipate disruption
🇰🇭  Cambodia Phnom Penh: Avoid possible protests over treason charges against opposition leader
  East Africa Major attack highlights porous Kenya-Somalia border, potential for spillover
🇪🇬  Egypt Fatal security operation in Giza governorate highlights credible risks posed by militancy
🇫🇷 France Paris, urban centres: Expect disruption on 12 September due to demonstrations over labour reforms
🇬🇷  Greece Athens: Anticipate disruption on 16, 18 September during anti-fascist commemorative events
🇮🇳  India Urban centres: Anticipate, avoid further protests over journalist’s murder
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan Astana: Reconfirm flights during daily closure of airport runway on 15-24 September
🇰🇪  Kenya Political tensions remain elevated in runup to 17 October election rerun; exercise caution
🇲🇽  Mexico Oaxaca, Chiapas states: Expect disruption, further aftershocks after country’s worst earthquake in century
🇲🇩  Moldova Chisinau: Avoid opposition protests on 17 September as precaution
🇲🇦  Morocco Arrest of suspected militants not indicative of imminent threat; continue to observe standard security precautions
🇲🇲  Myanmar Remain vigilant following authorities’ warning of terrorist attacks in urban centres
🇳🇵 Nepal Province 2: Local polls scheduled for 18 September; expect heightened security, avoid all political gatherings
🇳🇬  Nigeria Niger delta region: Monitor developments after militant coalition threatens protests from 12 September
🇵🇰  Pakistan Lahore: Cricket tournament on 12-15 September will mean heightened security, road travel disruption
🇵🇰  Pakistan Lahore: By-election scheduled for 17 September; anticipate increased security, disruption
🇸🇳  Senegal Dakar: Avoid area around parliament on 14 September during planned protest in support of arrested mayor
🇷🇸  Serbia Belgrade: Exercise caution near events affiliated to LGBT pride week until 17 September
🇹🇬 Togo Lome, other urban centres: Avoid further anti-government protests due to potential for unrest
🇹🇷 Turkey Ankara: Avoid vicinity of courthouse on 14 September due to high-profile hearing
🇺🇸  USA Washington (DC): Avoid pro-government rally on 16 September due to risk of counter protests, localised disruption

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