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22 Nov 2019 | 10:47 PM UTC

Canada: Solidarity rallies planned in Toronto November 23-24

Civil society groups call for solidarity rallies in Toronto on November 23-24 in support of protesting Iranians; localized disruptions possible

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Event

Civil society groups are calling for solidarity rallies in Toronto on Saturday, November 23, and Sunday, November 24, to show support for protesters in Iran. According to social media posts, the events will be held at Mel Lastman Square in North York on both days from 14:00-15:00 (local time). Localized disruptions are possible around the demonstrations.

Context

Over 100 people have reportedly been killed during nationwide protests that broke out in Iran on November 15.

Advice

Individuals in Toronto are advised to keep abreast of the situation and avoid all demonstrations as a precaution.