Protest

20
Jul
4:48 UTC

Pakistan Tactical: Protest by Baloch community to be held at Karachi Press Club on July 21; maintain vigilance

Please be advised:

  • A sit-in protest over the alleged enforced disappearance of Baloch missing persons is scheduled to be held at the Karachi Press Club from 10:00 to 18:00 (local time) on July 21. 

Assessments:

The slated protest marks the sustained grievances among the Baloch community over the alleged enforced disappearances by security officials. Participation is likely to be in the mid-to-high dozens as witnessed in previous protests. However, turnout may be higher due to the symbolic demonstration on Eid. Security is expected to be ramped up and authorities are likely to forcibly disperse protesters if they attempt to block roads. Localized travel is likely to be disrupted.

Recommendations:

Those operating or residing in Karachi on July 21 are advised to maintain vigilance in the aforementioned location due to the slated protest while allotting for travel disruptions .

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL High
AFFECTED AREA Karachi, Pakistan
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Medium
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible

Please be advised:

  • A sit-in protest over the alleged enforced disappearance of Baloch missing persons is scheduled to be held at the Karachi Press Club from 10:00 to 18:00 (local time) on July 21. 

Assessments:

The slated protest marks the sustained grievances among the Baloch community over the alleged enforced disappearances by security officials. Participation is likely to be in the mid-to-high dozens as witnessed in previous protests. However, turnout may be higher due to the symbolic demonstration on Eid. Security is expected to be ramped up and authorities are likely to forcibly disperse protesters if they attempt to block roads. Localized travel is likely to be disrupted.

Recommendations:

Those operating or residing in Karachi on July 21 are advised to maintain vigilance in the aforementioned location due to the slated protest while allotting for travel disruptions .

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL High
AFFECTED AREA Karachi, Pakistan
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Medium
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible

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