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29 Jun 2019 | 05:57 PM UTC

North Macedonia: Pride march held in Skopje June 29

Republic of Macedonia News Alert

LGBTQI+ Pride march held in Skopje June 29 amid counterdemonstration; related demonstrations and counterdemonstrations possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Skopje). COUNTRY/REGION Skopje

Event

Hundreds participated in an LGBTQI+ Pride march in Skopje on Saturday, June 29. A rival march was also scheduled in Skopje on Saturday which culminated with a demonstration in front of an Orthodox cathedral, with attendees promoting traditional family values.

Similar demonstrations and counterdemonstrations are possible in Skopje over the near term. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected near all related demonstrations.  

Advice

Individuals in Skopje 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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