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21 Jan 2020 | 08:02 AM UTC

Sri Lanka: March scheduled in Colombo January 22

Union calls for march in Colombo January 22; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The Combined Association of Unemployed Graduates (CAUG) has called for a march in Colombo on Wednesday, January 22, to pressure the government and demand better job opportunities. Details regarding time and location of the protest have not been released as of Tuesday, January 21.

Heightened security measures and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the protest.

Advice

Individuals in Colombo are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.