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14 Nov 2020 | 02:40 PM UTC

Cyprus: Protest March scheduled in Nicosia for November 17

Protest march scheduled in Nicosia for November 17; disruption expected

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Event

A protest is scheduled to take place in Nicosia on Tuesday, November 17, to commemorate the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising in Athens against the Greek Military junta. Participants will reportedly gather at the PASYDY building at 11:00 (local time) before proceeding to the US embassy building.

Transport disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the protest, as well as a heightened security presence.

Advice

Those in Nicosia are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and large public gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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