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DJIBOUTI 2019 Human Rights Report

DJIBOUTI 2019 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Djibouti is a republic with a strong elected president and a weak legislature. In 2016 President Ismail Omar Guelleh was re-elected for a fourth term. International observers from the African Union (AU), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and Arab League characterized the election as “peaceful,” “calm,” and “sufficiently ...
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Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: Djibouti’s international airport is still scheduled to remain closed to incoming and outgoing passenger flights through September 1, 2020. While some commercial airlines have advertised regular flight availability on their websites throughout July 2020, the U.S. Embassy has learned those flights will be cancelled. The only potential flights we are aware of at this time ...
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United States Supports COVID-19 Detection and Prevention in Djibouti

The United States provided hygiene kits, personal protective gear, laboratory supplies, and other equipment to the Government of Djibouti this week to assist in the detection and prevention of COVID-19.  On Tuesday, June 9, 2020 U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Larry E. André visited Djibouti’s Central Purchasing Office for Essential Medicines and Equipment to hand over ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Location: Gathering points may include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Djibouti City, Djibouti: PK12 Hayablay Balbala Adi Cheikh Moussa Stade Gouled Event: Opposition parties have called for demonstrations against the Government of Djibouti on June 12, 2020. Recent protests have encountered a strong security force presence. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid ...
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Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti (June 7, 2020) Event: Multiple commercial airlines have announced flights departing Djibouti this month. Ethiopian Airlines announced they are planning a flight from Djibouti to Addis Ababa on June 12, Air Djibouti plans to fly from Djibouti to Paris on June 18, and Air France has planned a ...
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