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08 Sep 2020 | 05:14 AM UTC

Timor-Leste: Demonstrators gather in Dili September 8

Demonstrators gather in Dili on September 8; avoid all protests as a precaution

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Event

Demonstrators affiliated with the Alliance of Timor-Leste University Students (AUTL) are staging a protest in Dili on Tuesday, September 8, to demand that the government allow fee exemptions for undergraduate students. Demonstrators have gathered in the vicinity of the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL), where protests have been occurring since Monday, September 7. The AUTL has stated that demonstrations will occur in the area until at least Friday, September 11.

A heightened security presence and associated disruptions to transportation are likely around any protests.

Advice

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

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