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02 Sep 2019 | 03:17 PM UTC

Lebanon: Environmental protest planned in Beirut September 3

Lebanon News Alert

NGOs call for a protest outside Ministry of Environment in Beirut September 3; heightened security and localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/4/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut

Event

Several NGOs have called for a protest outside the Ministry of Environment in Beirut on Tuesday, September 3, to denounce recent propositions by the government, including the construction of landfills to tackle the garbage crisis affecting the country. Protesters are expected to gather at 17:30 (local time).

A heightened security presence along with localized traffic disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the protest. 

Advice

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

 

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