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24 Sep 2020 | 03:16 AM UTC

Lebanon: Demonstration to take place in Beirut September 24

Lebanon News Alert

Demonstration to take place in Beirut on September 24 to denounce military trial of anti-government activists; avoid any protest site as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/25/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut

Event

Demonstrators are set to gather in Beirut on Thursday morning, September 24, to denounce the military trial of three anti-government activists. Several activist organisations have called for a solidarity demonstration at 09:00 (local time) at Ramlet el-Bayda. The defendants have been charged with allegedly defaming the military as well as participating in violent disturbances during anti-government demonstrations.

A heightened security presence and associated disruptions should be anticipated at all protests.

Advice

Those in Beirut are advised to avoid any protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, allow ample travel time, and obey instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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