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06 Dec 2019 | 04:27 PM UTC

Italy: Trade union to stage annual demonstration in Milan December 7

Trade union to hold annual demonstration in Milan December 7; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

According to US diplomatic authorities, a demonstration organized by the trade union Confederazione Unitaria di Base will be held in Milan on Saturday, December 7. An estimated 200 participants are expected to gather at Piazza della Scala between 15:00 and 19:00 (local time). The annual protest has reportedly led to violent clashes in the past.

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

Advice

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