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02 Sep 2020 | 03:10 PM UTC

Timor-Leste: Activists call for anti-government demonstration in Dili on September 4

Timor-Leste News Alert

Activists call for anti-government demonstration in Dili on September 4; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/2/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/4/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dili). COUNTRY/REGION Díli


Opposition activists plan to demonstrate in Dili on Thursday, September 4, to demand the resignation of President Francisco Guterres over alleged violations of the constitution. Protesters will reportedly gather in Tasi Tolu and at a former barracks in Becora.

Heightened security measures are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration, associated disruptions to transportation are also likely.


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


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