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09 Jan 2020 | 04:15 AM UTC

South Africa: Anti-Apartheid demonstration scheduled in Cape Town January 9

Civil society groups call for anti-Apartheid protest in Cape Town January 9; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

The "People Against Apartheid" and "India Against Citizenship Amendment Act" civil society groups have called for a demonstration in Cape Town on Thursday, January 9, to protest racist and fascist laws, among other issues. Participants plan to gather at 34 Bree Street from 11:00 to 13:00 (local time).

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are likely near the protest site.

Advice

Individuals in Cape Town 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.