Activists to demonstrate at Chinese embassy on Portland Place, London, UK, 18:00 July 5; increased security, disruptions likely.
Uyghur activist groups to demonstrate at the Chinese Embassy in London, July 5. Attendees will gather at the embassy on Portland Place at 18:00. The action is to commemorate the anniversary of deadly Urumqi riots in 2009. It is not known how many will attend, although several hundred participated in previous events.
Police will likely deploy to monitor and facilitate the demonstration. The event will likely pass off peacefully. Some road closures and limited traffic disruptions are possible.
Avoid all demonstrations as a routine security precaution and to mitigate associated disruptions. Check public transport schedules and local traffic conditions for disruptions before beginning journeys.