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13 Nov 2020 | 11:47 PM UTC

Portugal: Activists plan protest against COVID-19 restrictions in Lisbon November 14

Protest against COVID-19 restrictions to be held in Lisbon on November 14; heightened security presence and localized disruptions possible in the vicinity

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Event

Activists plan to hold a demonstration against current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) related restrictions in Lisbon on Saturday, November 14. Demonstrators will reportedly gather at Marques de Pombal Square at 12:00 (local time) before marching to Praca do Comercio. An associated demonstration will take place at Praca do Rossio at 12:30.

A heightened security presence is expected in the vicinity of the demonstrations and security forces may disperse the protest due to current restrictions over public gatherings.

Advice

Those in Lisbon are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the protest site as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

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