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Education in Danger Monthly News Brief, October 2021

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Safety, security and access incidents

Incidents of threats and violence affecting the provision of education.

Africa

Burkina Faso

01 October 2021: On the road between Pama town and Fada NGourma city, Est region, suspected Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM) militants kidnapped a teacher.* Source: ACLED1 13 October 2021: In Sampieri village, Kantchari commune, Tapoa province, Est region, suspected JNIM militants kidnapped a teacher and burned his documents.* Source: ACLED1

15 October 2021: In Daka village, Tougan town, Sourou province, Boucle du Mouhoun region, suspected Katiba Macina militants forced teachers and students out of class and closed down a school.* Source: ACLED1

15 October 2021: In Niankore village, Tougan town, Sourou province, Boucle du Mouhoun region, suspected Katiba Macina militants forced teachers and students out of class and closed down a school.* Source: ACLED1

15 October 2021: In Gosson village, Tougan town, Sourou province, Boucle du Mouhoun region, suspected Katiba Macina militants forced teachers and students out of class and closed down a school.* Source: ACLED1

21 October 2021: In Matiacoali town, Gourma province, Est region, suspected JNIM militants kidnapped a teacher. In response, schools in the Matiacoali area suspended classes.* Sources: Minute and Safer Access 22 October 2021: In Timanbaari commune, Tapoa province, Est region, armed individuals on motorbikes set fire to a local school.* Source: Minute

22 October 2021: In Palboa commune, Tapoa province, Est region, armed individuals on motorbikes set fire to a local school.* Source: Minute 22 October 2021: In Tapoa province, Est region, armed individuals on motorbikes reportedly kidnapped several teachers. They were later released minus their personal belongings.* Source:
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