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08 Nov 2019 | 04:36 PM UTC

Switzerland: Demonstration scheduled in Bern November 9

Switzerland News Alert

Demonstrators to march through downtown Bern on November 9; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Zurich). COUNTRY/REGION Bern

Event

According to US diplomatic personnel, a demonstration regarding the ongoing situation in northeastern Syria is scheduled to be held in Bern on Saturday, November 9. Participants are due to gather at the Bundesplatz at approximately 14:00 (local time) before marching through downtown Bern. An estimated 2000 demonstrators are expected to participate in the march. Associated protests are possible in other major urban centers.

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

Advice

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

 

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