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05 Jan 2020 | 08:11 PM UTC

Cyprus: NGO organizes solidarity protest in Famagusta January 7

Human rights NGO announces a solidarity demonstration in Famagusta on January 7; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

A human rights non-governmental organization (NGO) is planning a protest in Famagusta on Tuesday, January 7, in solidarity with a 19-year-old Briton due to stand trial for "public mischief" after police allegedly forced her to withdraw her gang rape claim. Participants plan to meet at the Famagusta District Court at 08:30 (local time).

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

Advice

Individuals in Famagusta are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, anticipate disruptions to transportation, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.