Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy

Location:  Various locations throughout Rome. 

Event(s): Multiple demonstrations, see below.  Additional anti-Vaccination and anti-Green Pass demonstrations, are likely to continue throughout the month of October in Rome.  NOTE: In addition to the demonstrations listed below, Italian police anticipate protests in the lead up to and during the upcoming Rome G20 Leader’s Summit on October 30th and 31st.

Location 1:  Fiumicino Airport – Terminal T3

Event 1:  On Friday, October 15, all day, a demonstration of Alitalia workers is planned.  1,000 participants are expected.

Location 2:  Piazza del Popolo

Event 2:  On Friday, October 15, from 2pm to 8pm, an electoral campaign closure event for Candidate for Mayor of Rome – Gualtieri (PD) is planned.  5,000 participants are expected.

Location 3:  Piazza Campo de’ Fiori

Event 3:  On Friday, October 15, an electoral campaign closure event for Candidate for Mayor of Rome – Michetti (FdI) is planned.  2,500 participants are expected.

Location 4:  Piazza Bocca della Verità

Event 4:  On Friday, October 15, from 2pm to 8pm, a No Green Pass movement demonstration is expected to take place.  2,000 participants are expected.

Location 5:  Piazza San Giovanni

Event 5:  On Saturday, October 16, from 2pm to 8pm, a national demonstration regarding the attack on the CGIL last Saturday, October 9 is expected to take place.  50,000 participants are expected.

Actions to Take:

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

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