A protest has been scheduled in the Mar Mikhael neighborhood of Beirut on Tuesday, July 14. Participants of the protest are scheduled to gather at approximately 11:00 (local time) outside the state-owned Electricite Du Liban. The demonstration is being held to protest against the ongoing nationwide power outages in the country. Previous related demonstrations resulted in low-level scuffles between protesters and security forces.
The event is expected to be well attended and localized traffic disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the protest.
Individuals in Beirut are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, monitor developments, anticipate transportation and business disruptions near protest sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.
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