The Lebanese diaspora is planning to hold demonstrations around the world to mark the first anniversary of the August 4 explosion this Wednesday.
The following is the full list of planned protests and events outside Lebanon, in their local times:
Toronto: 5:30 PM at Queen’s Park
Montreal: 6 PM at the Lebanese Consulate
Vancouver: 6 PM at UBC Robson Square
Ottawa: 7 PM at the Human Rights Monument
Boston: 5 PM at Copley Square
Los Angeles: 6 PM at Los Angeles City Hall
San Francisco: 6 PM at Cupid’s Span
New York City: 7 PM at Washington Square Park
Ohio: 6 PM at Lebanese Cultural Garden
Berlin: 12 PM at the Lebanese Embassy
Amsterdam: 5:30 PM at Dam Square
Paris: 5:30 PM at Place Victor-Hugo
Oslo: 6 PM at Eidsvolls plass
London: 6:30 PM at Kensington Palace Gardens
Lyon: 6:30 PM at Place Bellecour
Toulouse: 7 PM at Place du Capitole
Geneva: 7 PM at Place des Nations
Barcelona: 7 PM at Placa de Sant Jaume
Brussels: 8 PM at Place de la Monnaie
Madrid: 7 PM at Roselada de El Retiro, Retiro Park
Jonkoping: 6 PM at Radhusparken
Marseille: 6 PM at Mirroir Ombriere, Vieux Port
Prague : 6 PM at the Lebanese Embassy
Mexico City: 11 AM at the Lebanese Embassy
Australia: 5:30 PM, online via @ALIF17Oct
Australia: 6:07 PM, light a candle on your driveway
The demonstrations aim to honor the memory of the more than 230 people who lost their lives during the explosion and to show solidarity with their families and with the thousands of victims who survived the tragedy, as well as to call for justice and accountability.
Check back regularly as more cities are being added.
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