Environmental activists plan to demonstrate in multiple cities on Friday, October 9, against government action on climate change. The Fridays for Future and the Extinction Rebellion movement activist groups are leading the demonstrations and have confirmed protest action in the following locations (all times local):
- Bologna: Piazza Maggiore from 09:00
- Florence: Piazza Santissima Annunziata from 09:30
- Genoa: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti from 09:00
- Milan: Largo Cairoli from 09:00
- Naples: Piazza Municipio from 16:00
- Palermo: Piazza Pretoria from 17:00
- Rome: Piazza del Popolo from 09:00
- Turin: Piazza Castello from 09:00
- Venice: Piazzale Cialdini from 08:30
Additional demonstrations are possible in other city centers across the country. Heightened security and localized disruptions should be anticipated at protest sites.
Those in Italy are advised to avoid protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, allow additional travel time, and heed any instructions issued by local authorities.
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