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04 Feb 2020 | 11:48 AM UTC

Serbia: Anti-pollution protests planned in 20 cities nationwide February 5 /update 1

Environmental protests against pollution planned in 20 cities across Serbia on February 5; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Environmental groups have called for demonstrations across Serbia on Wednesday, February 5, to demand clean air and concrete measures to combat pollution. In Belgrade protesters will gather in front of the Belgrade City Assembly at 18:00 (local time). Related protests are set to take place in Valjevo, Pozega, Novi Sad, Smederevo, Kula, Pancevo, Vlasotinac, Kraljevo, Niš, Užice, Inđija, Raška, Apatin, Subotica, Kosjeric, Bačka Topola, Gornji Milanovac, Požarevac, Kragujevac and Zrenjanin on Wednesday.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected near all demonstration sites.

Advice

Individuals in Serbia 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.