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20 Jun 2019 | 11:59 AM UTC

Lebanon: Lebanese University teachers and students protest in Beirut June 20

Lebanon News Alert

Lebanese University teachers and students sit-in reported outside the university headquarters in Beirut June 20; heightened security presence and traffic disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/20/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/22/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Lebanese University Beirut

Event

Teachers and students of the Lebanese University (LU) are reportedly staging a protest outside the university's administrative headquarters in Beirut as of Thursday, June 20, to denounce the teachers' league decision to call off tan ongoing strike observed by the university professors since Monday, May 6, to protest a decrease in the public university's budget.

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

Advice

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

 

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