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09 Dec 2019 | 10:55 PM UTC

Sweden: Protest opposing Nobel Peace Prize winner planned in Stockholm December 10

Activists opposed to the awarding of a Nobel Peace Prize to Peter Handke have called for a protest in Stockholm on December 10; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Several activists plan to protest in Stockholm on Tuesday, December 10, in opposition to the awarding of a Nobel Peace Prize to Peter Handke due to his support of ex-Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic. Participants plan to gather from 18:00 (local time) at Norrmalstorg.

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

Advice

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