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06 Jan 2020 | 11:03 PM UTC

Austria: Far-right group plans protest in Vienna January 7

Far-right group plans a rally in Vienna on January 7; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The far-right Die Österreicher group has called for a protest in Vienna on Tuesday, January 7. Participants plan to gather at 17:30 (local time) at Parliament.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near the protest site. Counterprotests are possible. 

Advice

Individuals in Vienna are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence and localized disruptions to transportation, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.