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18 Sep 2019 | 07:49 AM UTC

Italy: Environmental protests planned in several cities September 20, 27

Italy News Alert

Environmental activists call for protests across the country September 20, 27; heightened security and localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/28/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Italy

Event

Environmental activists have called for protests in several cities on Friday, September 20, and on Friday, September 27, to bring attention to climate change.

On Friday, September 20, protesters in Tuoro sul Trasimeno are expected to gather at 09:00 (local time) at Asd Il Ciliegio. In the capital Rome, a protest is scheduled at 12:00 at Piazza del Popolo. In Villacidro, activists are set to protest at Piazza Municipio starting from 10:00. Protesters in Pesaro are expected to gather at Piazza del Popolo at 08:00. In Ancona the environmental demonstration is set to start at 17:30 at Scholanova Di Varano.

On Friday, September 27, activists in Milan are expected to gather at 14:00 at Piazza del Duomo. In Napoli, protesters will gather at 17:00 at Piazza Municipio. A protest is also scheduled in Bologna, where activists will meet at Piazza Maggiore at 12:00. In Bari, protesters will gather at Piazza Diaz for a protest at 11:00.

Rallies associated with the global climate strike movement are possible in other urban centers across the country.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of all protests. 

Advice

Individuals in Italy are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, prepare for associated disruptions to transportation and business, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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