Terrorist attacks in Togo can’t be ruled out. Attacks could be indiscriminate. You should be vigilant, especially in places visited by foreigners. See Terrorism.
On 19 August 2017, at least 2 people were killed during demonstrations in Lomé over demands to restore the 1992 constitution and a number of arrests were made. Opposition parties held a day of reflection on Friday 25 August and further demonstrations took place on 6 and 7 September 2017.
Marches and protests are planned in Lomé and around the country for the week commencing 18 September 2017. You should remain vigilant during these times, avoid crowds and demonstrations and monitor local media. Tensions remain heightened and further marches and protests, both by the government and the opposition, are likely. See Safety and security
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