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15 Jan 2020 | 09:34 AM UTC

Cyprus: Student demonstration scheduled in Nicosia January 16

Student group calls for demonstration in Nicosia January 16; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

The PSEM student group has called for a demonstration in Nicosia on Thursday, January 16, to denounce the new proposed examination system. Participants will gather at 10:30 (local time) at the Stephanis parking space on Athalassas Avenue before marching towards the Presidential Palace.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected along the demonstration route. 

Advice

Individuals in Nicosia are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.