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28 Sep 2019 | 07:40 PM UTC

Poland: Anti-LGBT protesters clash with police in Lublin September 28

Poland News Alert

Anti-LGBT protesters clash with police ahead of pride parade in Lublin September 28; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions anticipated over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/28/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/29/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Warsaw). COUNTRY/REGION Lublin

Event

Anti-LGBT protesters clashed with police in the southeastern city of Lublin on Saturday, September 28, ahead of a scheduled pride parade. Riot police used water cannon to forcibly disperse the protesters, who pelted marchers with eggs. No casualties were reported as a result of the clashes, though officials said that at least 30 people were detained.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are expected in Lublin over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Lublin are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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