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23 May 2019 | 07:18 AM UTC

Poland: Gdańsk Pride planned for May 25

Poland News Alert

Gdańsk Pride march planned for May 25; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions possible over coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Warsaw). COUNTRY/REGION Gdańsk

Event

Gdańsk Pride is slated to take place on Saturday, May 25. The march is expected to draw large crowds and will begin in central Gdańsk (Pomerania province) at 14:00 (local time). Heightened tensions, a heightened security presence, and localized disruptions to traffic are possible over the coming days.

Although recent Pride events have passed without incident, the risk of associated violence between individuals celebrating Pride and counterdemonstrators cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Individuals in Gdańsk are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all large public gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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