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07 Oct 2020 | 12:20 AM UTC

Bangladesh: Protest scheduled in Dhaka for October 8

Bangladesh News Alert

Protest denouncing sexual crimes scheduled in Dhaka for October 8; avoid demonstration as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/7/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/8/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dhaka). COUNTRY/REGION Dhaka

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Event

A protest denouncing sexual assaults in the country is being held in Dhaka on Thursday, October 8, with participants due to gather at 11:00 (local time) outside of the National Press Club. Various rallies have been held in recent days denouncing sexual crimes, with several high-profile sexual assaults having occurred in recent weeks. Further associated protests are likely to occur in the coming days, with unannounced demonstrations in urban centers nationwide a possibility.

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

Advice

Those in Dhaka are advised to monitor developments, avoid demonstrations, protests, and political gatherings as a precaution, and heed any directives issued by local authorities.

 

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