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Lebanon: Lingering disruptions possible due to demonstration in Beirut Feb. 12

Communist party stages sit-in demonstration in central Beirut February 12; localized transportation disruptions possible

12 Feb 04:14 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 2/12/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/13/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut

Event

The Communist Party of Lebanon launched a sit-in protest at Riad Al-Solh Square in Beirut at 17:00 (local time) on Tuesday, February 12, to protest the economic conditions of the country and the newly formed government. A heightened security presence and lingering localized traffic disruptions are possible in central Beirut through Tuesday evening.

Advice

Individuals in Beirut are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution and prepare for residual traffic disruptions.

 

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