U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Italy

10/14/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/14/2021 13:44

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy

Location: Various locations throughout Rome.

Event(s): Multiple demonstrations, see below. Additional anti-Vaccination and anti-Green Pass demonstrations, are likely to continue throughout the month of October in Rome. NOTE: In addition to the demonstrations listed below, Italian police anticipate protests in the lead up to and during the upcoming Rome G20 Leader's Summit on October 30th and 31st.

Location 1: Fiumicino Airport - Terminal T3

Event 1: On Friday, October 15, all day, a demonstration of Alitalia workers is planned. 1,000 participants are expected.

Location 2: Piazza del Popolo

Event 2: On Friday, October 15, from 2pm to 8pm, an electoral campaign closure event for Candidate for Mayor of Rome - Gualtieri (PD) is planned. 5,000 participants are expected.

Location 3: Piazza Campo de' Fiori

Event 3: On Friday, October 15, an electoral campaign closure event for Candidate for Mayor of Rome - Michetti (FdI) is planned. 2,500 participants are expected.

Location 4: Piazza Bocca della Verità

Event 4: On Friday, October 15, from 2pm to 8pm, a No Green Pass movement demonstration is expected to take place. 2,000 participants are expected.

Location 5: Piazza San Giovanni

Event 5: On Saturday, October 16, from 2pm to 8pm, a national demonstration regarding the attack on the CGIL last Saturday, October 9 is expected to take place. 50,000 participants are expected.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gathering or protest.

For Assistance:

By U.S. Mission Italy | 14 October, 2021 | Topics: Alert