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05 May 2020 | 08:54 AM UTC

Greece: Climate protest reported in Athens May 4

Greece News Alert

Climate activists protest government bill in Athens on May 4; similar demonstrations possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/5/2020, 12:00 AM until 5/8/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Greece, Athens


Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in urban centers across Greece, notably in front of the Parliament in Athens, on Monday, May 4, to denounce a draft bill that would lift some environmental regulations. The proposed legislation will be put to a vote in Parliament on Tuesday, May 5.

Related protests are to be anticipated in urban centers, notably in Athens. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected.


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


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