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17 Aug 2019 | 11:16 PM UTC

US: Hong Kong solidarity protest in Washington, DC August 18

United States of America News Alert

Demonstration in solidarity with protesters in Hong Kong to take place in Washington, DC on August 18; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/18/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Washington, DC

Event

Activists will reportedly stage a demonstration in Washington, DC on Sunday, August 18, in solidarity with protesters in Hong Kong. Participants plan to hold the protest at Lafayette Square starting at 14:00 (local time). 

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected around all protest sites.

Advice

Individuals in Washington, DC are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate a heightened security presence and localized business and transportation disruptions around protest sites.

 

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