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26 Feb 2020 | 07:20 AM UTC

Greece: Protest planned in Athens February 26

Civil society group calls for protest in Athens in support of migrants on February 26; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

A civil society group has called for a protest in Athens on Wednesday, February 26, to denounce migrants' poor living conditions. Participants plan to gather at 18:30 (local time) at Syntagma Square.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected near the protest site.

Advice

Individuals in Athens are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, allow additional time to travel, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.