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27 Dec 2019 | 06:38 AM UTC

Taiwan: Political rally scheduled in Taipei December 29

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to rally at the national election headquarters in Taipei December 29; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruption likely

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Event

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has called for a rally in Taipei on Sunday, December 29, as part of a campaign aiming to prevent retired lieutenant general Wu Sz-huai from being elected into parliament. Participants plan to gather from 18:00 (local time) at the national election headquarters on Beiping East Road.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruption is to be expected in the vicinity of the protest. 

Advice

Individuals in Taipei are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruption, and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.