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25 Nov 2019 | 02:25 AM UTC

Belgium: More protests against gender-based violence due in several cities November 25

Belgium News Alert

Activists plan more protests against gender-based violence in several cities, including Brussels, on November 25; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Tournai, Brussels, Mons, Namur, Liege, Louvain-la-Neuve

Event

Several civil society groups and non-profit organisations are planning protests against gender-based violence across Belgium on Monday, November 25, to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Participants plan to gather in several cities, including:

Approximately 10,000 people participated in a similar protest in Brussels on Sunday, November 24. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near all protest sites. 

Advice

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

 

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