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05 Jan 2020 | 07:55 PM UTC

UK: NGO plans solidarity march in London January 6

Anti-sexual harassment NGO announces solidarity march in London on January 6; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

A non-governmental organizational (NGO) fighting sexual harassment and assault has called for a march in London on Monday, January 6, to demand justice for the 19-year-old Briton accused of "public mischief" in Cyprus after she was allegedly forced to withdraw her gang rape allegation. Participants plan to gather at 12:00 (local time) at the High Commission of Cyprus before heading to Parliament Square, via 10 Downing Street, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route. 

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, anticipate disruptions to transportation, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.