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12 Aug 2019 | 09:16 AM UTC

Mexico: Protest against police abuse scheduled in Mexico City August 12

Mexico News Alert

Activist groups schedule protest against gendered sexual abuse in Mexico City on August 12; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/12/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/14/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Mexico City

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Event

Women activists in Mexico City are slated to protest sexual abuse by police in the city on Monday, August 12. The groups state police officers do not offer enough protection to women I the city and seek to denounce the abuse of power. Protesters are set to gather at the Secretariat for Public Safety at 12:00 (local time) and will proceed to the Attorney General's office.

Associated transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence is likely in the vicinity of the protests and march.

Advice

Individuals in Mexico City are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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