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17 Sep 2019 | 12:46 PM UTC

Brazil: Environmental protests planned in several cities between September 20-27

Brazil News Alert

Environmental activists call for protests across the country between September 20-27; heightened security and localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/29/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Sao_Paulo). COUNTRY/REGION Brazil

Event

Environmental activists have called for at least 30 protests across Brazil, between Friday, September 20, and Saturday, September 28, to bring attention to climate change.

A protest in Brasilia has been scheduled on September 20 at the Plano Piloto Bus Station starting at 14:00 (local time).

Another protest is scheduled in Rio de Janeiro on September 20 at Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro beginning at 14:00.

São Paulo is hosting at least four strikes and protests across the city on September 20 and on Sunday, September 22.

Rallies associated with the global climate strike movement are scheduled in other urban centers across the country during the indicated dates.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of all protests. 

Advice

Individuals in Brazil are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, prepare for associated disruptions to transportation and business, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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