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23 Jul 2019 | 08:13 AM UTC

Greece: Students stage protest in Athens July 23

Greece News Alert

Students, unions, gather to protest government policy in Athens on July 23; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/23/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Athens

Event

Students, unions, and political parties are slated to protest on Tuesday, July 23, in Athens against a government policy that will abolish a law prohibiting police from entering university campuses. Protesters will gather at the main building of Athens University on Panepistimiou Street at 18:00 (local time) and march to Parliament.

Local reports state they expect the march to bring transportation to a standstill, therefore causing service disruptions on public transportation. A heightened security presence are expected in the vicinity of all protests. 

Advice

Individuals in Athens are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for transportation disruptions and make alternative arrangements if possible, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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