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Belgium: Large anti-racism protest in Brussels March 24

Large anti-racism protest planned in central Brussels March 24; heightened security and localized transportation disruptions to be anticipated

23 Mar 02:07 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 3/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels

Event

A large protest to denounce racism is planned in central Brussels on Sunday, March 24. Participants will gather at Gare du Nord beginning at 14:00 (local time) and march to Place du Jeu de Balle, passing by Mont des Arts en route. The march will conclude with a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the Christchurch (New Zealand) mosque shootings. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be anticipated along the march route; some 5000 people are expected to take part in the march. 

Advice

Individuals in Brussels are advised to anticipate localized transportation disruptions on Sunday and avoid all demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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