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07 Dec 2019 | 09:37 AM UTC

US: Protest planned in New York December 8

Hong Kong solidarity protest planned in New York on December 8; transportation disruptions possible

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Event

Groups have called for a March for Hong Kong in Manhattan (New York) on Sunday, December 8. The march and protest intend to call for US sanctions against alleged Hong Kong human rights defenders. Participants are set to gather at 13:10 (local time) at the Louise Nevelson Plaza and will later march to the Union Square North Entrance.

Associated transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are to be expected at the protest site and march route. 

Advice

Individuals in New York are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.