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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Milan, Italy, December 7, 2019

A protest organized by the trade union Confederazione Unitaria di Base and social center Il Cantiere will occur in Milan at Piazza della Scala on Saturday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m.  Police are expecting 200 participants.  This is an annual protest that has turned violent in the past, though there have been no incidents of ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Milan, Italy, November 29, 2019

A protest organized by the Sardines movement will occur in Milan at Piazza del Duomo on Sunday, December 1 beginning at 4:00 p.m.  Police are expecting 1,000 participants, though there may be more.  The event is likely to remain peaceful.  Police will be present and may block some vehicle and pedestrian traffic during the event.
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy, November 27, 2019

During the holiday season, security measures in Italy remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented ...
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