Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy, October 19, 2019

Location 1: Rome, Piazza San Giovanni.

Event: A planned, static demonstration of the Government of Italy’s opposition parties is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Piazza San Giovanni.  The demonstration is expected to draw up to 40,000 participants. Participants will arrive at the piazza on dedicated trains and busses provided for this event. Busses will stage near the metro stop Anagnina. (See map below)

Location 1: Piazza Esquilino, Rome, Italy

Event: A separate counter-demonstration of leftist political group members will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Piazza Esquilino. The counter-demonstration is expected to draw up to 2,000 participants. (See map below)

Actions to take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the area/vicinity noted.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gathering or protest.

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