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08 Jan 2020 | 05:38 AM UTC

Spain: Pro-Kurdish protest scheduled in Barcelona January 9

Pro-Kurdish protest planned in Barcelona January 9; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

The Lluita Internacionalista civil society group has called for a protest in Barcelona, on Thursday, January 9, to commemorate individuals who died during previous confrontations with the Turkish military. Participants plan to gather at 11:30 (local time) in front of the Turkish consulate.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expect near the protest site.

Advice

Individuals in Barcelona are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.