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10 Oct 2020 | 04:23 PM UTC

UK: Activists plan protest in London October 11

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Activists from the Nigerian diaspora plan protest in central London on October 11; avoid the area as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/10/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/12/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London


Activists from the UK's Nigerian diaspora community are planning to hold a demonstration outside the Nigeria High Commission on Northumberland Avenue in central London on Sunday, October 11. Participants will gather from 12:00 (local time). The demonstration is being held in solidarity with protests currently occurring across Nigeria to denounce police brutality and call for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) police unit.

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are possible in the vicinity of the demonstration.


Those in London are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the demonstration as a precaution, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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