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Argentina: Demonstrations in Buenos Aires on July 25 /update 2

Various demonstrations to be held in Buenos Aires on July 25 as Senate considers bill to legalize abortion

25 Jul 03:22 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 7/25/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/8/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires
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Event

Pro-abortion groups have scheduled several rallies in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, July 25, as Senate committees analyze legislation that, if passed, would decriminalize abortion in Argentina. Demonstrators are expected to march from 11:00 to 16:00 (local time) along Avenida Córdoba, Avenida 9 de Julio, Avenida Santa Fe, and Avenida Callao. Anticipate heightened security measures and associated transportation disruptions in the vicinity of any gatherings. Additional related demonstrations are possible leading up to August 8, when the Senate will hold a final vote on the controversial bill.

Advice

Individuals in Buenos Aires are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, prepare for traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities. 

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