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19 Oct 2018 | 10:10 PM UTC

France: Civil rights rally in Paris October 21

France News Alert

Civil rights groups to rally in Paris on October 21; heightened security measures and traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris


A rally led by SOSHomophobie and Inter-LGBT is planned in Paris on Sunday, October 21. Participants will reportedly gather at Place de la République beginning at 17:00 (local time). A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected near the demonstration sites.


More than thirty civil rights organizations are expected to attend the demonstration to rally against homophobia, discrimination, and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


Individuals in Paris are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, prepare for traffic disruptions, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.


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