A demonstration organized by pro-Kurdish civil society groups is slated to take place in Düsseldorf on Saturday, May 11. Participants are expected to gather at Friedrich-Ebert-Straße at 10:00 (local time) then form a human chain on the following streets: Steinstraße, Königsallee, Theodor-Körner-Straße, Königsallee, Graf-Adolf-Platz, Haroldstraße, Johannes-Rau-Platz, Apolloplatz, and Landtagswiese. An associated rally is planned at the North Rhine-Westphalian State Parliament building at 14:30.
A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are likely along the demonstration route.
Individuals in Düsseldorf are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate a heightened security presence and localized business and transportation disruptions near any demonstrations.
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