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06 Oct 2020 | 10:10 PM UTC

Lebanon: Demonstration to take place in Beirut October 7

Lebanon News Alert

Demonstration to take place in Beirut on October 7 to denounce military trial of anti-government activist; avoid any protest site as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/6/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/7/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut

Event

Demonstrators are set to gather in Beirut on Wednesday morning, October 7, to denounce the military trial of anti-government activist Khaldoun Jaber. Several activist organizations have called for a solidarity demonstration at 09:00 (local time) outside the Military Tribunal Court. The defendant has 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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