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07 Oct 2020 | 07:58 PM UTC

Italy: Demonstrators to gather in Rome on October 9 /update 1

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Climate activists scheduled to protest in Rome on October 9; disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/7/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Rome

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A climate protest is scheduled to take place in Rome on Friday, October 9. The demonstration is being organized by the Extinction Rebellion (XR) and Fridays for Future-Rome activist groups to call for more serious measures on environmental issues. Participants will reportedly gather at Biffi Square at 08:30 (local time) before marching to Piazza del Popolo for a rally. The event is likely to be well attended.

A heightened security presence and localized disruptions are possible in the vicinity of all demonstrations.


Those in Rome are advised to monitor the situation, avoid associated demonstrations, and heed instructions issued by local authorities


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