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28 Sep 2020 | 09:30 PM UTC

South Africa: Protests scheduled in Pretoria on October 3

South Africa News Alert

Protests scheduled in Pretoria on October 3; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/28/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/3/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Pretoria

Event

A protest march has been scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 3, in Pretoria. The march has been organized by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party to highlight issues including crime, police corruption, and gender-based violence. Participants of the event are set to gather at approximately 09:00 (local time) at Olivenhout parking lot before marching to the Olievenhoutbosch police station.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are expected near any demonstration site, and clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.

Advice

Individuals in Pretoria are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities

 

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