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06 Sep 2018 | 12:22 PM UTC

Greece: Protests expected at the Thessaloniki International Fair, September 7-16

Greece News Alert

Trade unions likely to demonstrate during the Thessaloniki International Fair from September 7 to 16

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/6/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/17/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Thessaloniki

Event

Greek trade unions are planning to hold protests in Thessaloniki during the Thessaloniki International Fair, which will run from Friday, September 7, to Sunday, September 16. Saturday, September 8, is expected to see the largest number. Local authorities have strengthened the security presence in the area. Transport disruptions are likely throughout Thessaloniki during the week.

Context

Greece has been the stage of numerous demonstrations in recent months, contesting austerity measures put in place by the government. Past editions of the Thessaloniki International Fair have witnessed anti-austerity protests scheduled by Greek trade unions and organizations.

Advice

Individuals present in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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