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07 Dec 2019 | 03:04 AM UTC

Brazil: Nationwide demonstrations scheduled December 8

Group schedules nationwide demonstrations for policy change December 8; associated transportation disruptions and heightened security measures expected

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Event

The Vem Pra Rua group has called for nationwide demonstrations on Sunday, December 8, to demand the government write a repeal to a Supreme Court decision banning the detention of convicts prior to their final appeal efforts are heard. Demonstrations are to be expected in most urban centers, including in the following cities:

Large crowds, as well as transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are to be expected in the vicinity of all protests.

Advice

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