On 12 December 2019, the U.S. Embassy in Conakry issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“There is a planned protest march in Conakry on Thursday, December 12, 2019 starting at 9:00 a.m. The protest march is scheduled to start on Rue de Prince between at Hamdallaye traffic circle and continue to the September 28 Stadium via Bellevue Circle. This protest march is likely to impact normal traffic patterns throughout Conakry.

“Embassy Conakry personnel have been ordered to avoid Rue de Prince between Hamdallaye traffic circle and the September 28 football Stadium starting at 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.”