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10 May 2019 | 12:53 PM UTC

Lebanon: Retired military protest in Beirut May 10

Lebanon News Alert

Retired military protest in Beirut May 10; blockages reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/11/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut, Beirut, Jdeidet Marjeyoun

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Event

Former Lebanese soldiers are protesting in Beirut as of Friday, May 10, to denounce possible alteration of current pension agreements. A group of protestors gathered at Riad al-Solh square and are reportedly blocking nearby roads with burning tyres. Another group gathered in Jdeidet Marjeyoun (Southern Lebanon).

Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected within the vicinity of all demonstration sites. 

Advice

Individuals in Beirut, are advised to monitor for developments of the situation and avoid all protests.

 

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