London ProtesT ALERT

Updated on 10 July 2019


Situation:

Human rights activists and supporters of the illegally detained leader of the Islamic

Movement of Nigeria are to hold a protest in London today (10 July) demanding his

immediate evacuation from Nigeria in order to receive life-saving medical treatment.

  • When: Tuesday, 09 July from 4pm – 6pm

  • Where: Nigeria High Commission London, 9 Northumberland Ave, Westminster, London WC2N 5BX.

  • Nearest tube station: Charing Cross


Possible Effects:

  • Disrupted modes of transportation

  • Increases in traffic, especially near protest sites

  • Roads blocked by participants with little to no notice

  • Protests which have the possibility of turning violent, especially after dark

  • Clashes between security forces and participants


Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests, demonstrations, and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

  • Call the authorities in the event of an emergency - 112

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Monitor local and social media for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy



DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.

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