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11 Oct 2020 | 06:45 AM UTC

Ireland: Demonstrators to gather outside Nigerian embassy in Dublin October 11

Ireland News Alert

Demonstrators set to gather outside the Nigerian embassy in Dublin on October 11 to support anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria; avoid any large gathering as a precaution

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

Event

Demonstrators are planning to gather in front of the Nigerian embassy in Dublin's Saint Peter's area on Sunday, October 11, to show support for recent anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria. Reports indicate that participants are set to gather at 14:00 (local time), and the event could be well attended.

A heightened security forces presence and localized transport disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the demonstration. 

Context

A series of protests organized by the #ENDSARS (End Special Anti-Robbery Squad) social media campaign have been held across Nigeria in recent months and have continued in recent days, often leading to clashes between security forces and demonstrators. 

Advice

Those in Dublin are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution.

 

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