Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy, April 12, 2021

Location: Rome, Piazza Montecitorio.

Event: On Monday, April 12, 2021, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, a static demonstration sponsored by restaurant owners is scheduled to take place demanding the easing of lockdown restrictions and financial assistance from the government.  More than 1,000 participants are expected to attend, and the police will be monitoring this event.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas noted during protest activity, which can sometimes turn violent.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gathering or protest.

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