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17 Jul 2020 | 09:29 PM UTC

UK: Protesters to gather in central London on July 18

United Kingdom News Alert

BLM protesters to gather in central London on July 18; avoid all protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/17/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/19/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

The US Embassy in London has stated that a Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstration is expected to take place on Saturday, July 18, in central London. Participants are expected to gather at 14:00 (local time) in Hyde Park before marching towards the US embassy located on 33 Nine Elms Ln. Similar marches in the past have been well attended.

Associated overland disruption and a heightened security presence are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the protest.

Context

Demonstrations have been held across the UK in recent weeks in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and related issues. Counter-protests by far-right groups have also been organized in major cities.

Advice

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

 

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