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09 Jan 2020 | 12:00 AM UTC

Greece: Teachers’ federation organizes commemorative march in Athens January 9

Federation of teachers announces a commemorative march in Athens on January 9; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The Greek Federation of Secondary Education State School Teachers is organizing a march in Athens on Thursday, January 9, to mark the anniversary of murdered teacher Nikos Temponera in 1991. Participants plan to gather at 18:30 (local time) at the University of Athens Central Building in Propylaea, and then head to Parliament.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route. 

Advice

Individuals in Athens are advised to keep abreast of the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.