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16 May 2020 | 02:15 PM UTC

US: Community activists to hold solidarity rally in Brunswick (Georgia state) May 16

United States of America News Alert

Community activists plan solidarity rally in Brunswick (Georgia state) on May 16; travel disruptions and heightened security presence possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/16/2020, 12:00 AM until 5/18/2020, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Georgia

Event

Community activists are set to hold a rally, ending in the city of Brunswick (Glynn County, Georgia state) on Saturday, May 16 in protest of the killing of a black man by a white father and son on February 23. The rally will begin at 07:30 (local time) at the state capital of Atlanta, where a caravan of vehicles will proceed to Brunswick. The protest will end at the Glynn County Courthouse at 14:00. Hundreds of people are expected to participate and organizers anticipate the caravan to grow as it travels throughout the state.

Advice

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the rally and along the route.

 

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