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12 Aug 2020 | 03:10 PM UTC

Belgium: Anti-COVID-19 restrictions demonstration planned in Brussels for August 16; localized disruptions likely

Belgium News Alert

Anti-COVID-19 restrictions demonstration planned in Brussels for August 16; localized disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/12/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/16/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels

Event

The Viral Madness activist group has called for a demonstration in Brussels on Sunday, August 16, to protest against restrictions introduced due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Protesters will reportedly gather at 12:00 (local time) to walk by the Finance Tower in the Northern Quarter central business district.

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the protest.

Advice

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

 

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