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31 Oct 2019 | 11:37 AM UTC

Greece: Three protests planned in Athens October 31

Greece News Alert

Three protests to take place in Athens on October 31; heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/31/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/1/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Athens

Event

Three protests are set to take place in Athens on Thursday, October 31.

A student demonstration is scheduled at 12:00 (local time) to denounce the abolition of a law preventing security forces from entering university buildings. Students are expected to gather at the Propylaea and then march to the Parliament.

Another protest from the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) is scheduled at 13:00 outside Parliament building to denounce planned changes to a law granting asylum to migrants. Finally, anti-racist organisations are expected to protest around Parliament over the same issue, at 18:00.

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are likely near the protest sites. 

Advice

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

 

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