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19 Oct 2019 | 10:17 AM UTC

Belgium: March planned in Brussels October 20

Belgium News Alert

Activists call for a march in Brussels on October 20; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels, Boulevard du roi Albert II, Esplanade de l'Europe, Botanique boulevard, Pacheco boulevard, Boulevard de Berlaimont, Boulevard de l'impératrice

Event

Activists opposing the early release of Marc Dutroux, who was convicted in 2004 for several murders and rape, have called for a march in Brussels on Sunday, October 20. Participants are expected to gather at 12:00 (local time) at Boulevard du roi Albert II, before heading to Esplanade de l'Europe via the Botanique, Pacheco, de Berlaimont, and de l'Impératrice boulevards. Thousands of protesters are expected to attend the march, according to local media outlets.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route. 

Advice

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

 

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