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29 Nov 2019 | 12:49 PM UTC

Italy: Political demonstration scheduled in Milan December 1

Political opponents of Lega Nord party to demonstrate in Milan on December 1; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected



According to US diplomatic authorities, a demonstration organized by the "sardines" movement is scheduled to be held in Milan on Sunday, December 1. An estimated 1000 participants are expected to gather outside the Piazza del Duomo to oppose the politics of Matteo Salvini and his Lega Nord party.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected near the demonstration site.


Individuals in Milan are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized business and transportation disruptions near protest sites, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.