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04 Sep 2020 | 01:25 PM UTC

Poland: Protest scheduled in Warsaw for September 5

Poland News Alert

Environmental protests scheduled in Warsaw for September 5; disruption likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Warsaw). COUNTRY/REGION Warsaw

Event

An environmental protest is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 5, in Warsaw. The demonstration has been organized by environmental groups Extinction Rebellion Polska and Strike for the Earth and is being held to highlight the impact of climate change. Participants of the event are scheduled to gather at four different locations within the city, before marching towards Jazdow.

Previous related demonstrations in August led to the arrest of 15 demonstrators after they breached the environment ministry building in Warsaw.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions in the vicinity of the demonstration should be anticipated.

Advice

Those in Warsaw are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution

 

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