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05 Jul 2020 | 01:46 PM UTC

Belgium: Protest planned in Brussels July 5

Belgium News Alert

Protest planned at Mont des Arts in Brussels July 5; further demonstrations and a heightened security presence possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/5/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/8/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels

Event

A protest is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 5, at Mont des Arts in Brussels at 15:00 (local time). The demonstrations are being held to denounce a constitutional court decision allowing for the ban of headscarves in universities. The demonstration is expected to pass off peacefully.

Context

Further related protests are possible in the near term. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are also possible in the vicinity of all protest sites.

Advice

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

 

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