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12 Jun 2019 | 09:56 AM UTC

Lebanon: Students protest planned in Beirut June 12

Lebanon News Alert

Lebanese University students protest planned in Riad al-Solh in Beirut June 12; heightened security presence and traffic disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/12/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut

Event

Students of the Lebanese University are calling for a protest to be held in Riad al-Solh in Beirut on Wednesday, June 12, to denounce the decrease in the public university's budget, which led to a strike observed by the university professors since Monday, May 6. The students are expected to gather at 16:00 (local time).

Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected near the demonstration site. 

Advice

Individuals in Beirut are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities. 

 

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