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Protest planned at Ministry of Economic Development on Via Molise in Rome on 4 October

By 03.10.2019 October 4th, 2019 No Comments

Location: Rome, at the Ministry of Economic Development on Via Molise.
Event: A demonstration to protest Whirlpool layoffs in Italy is expected to take place on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Approximately 1000 demonstrators will be arriving to the site via public transportation and rented buses. Buses will likely disrupt transit through Via S. Basilio between Piazza Barberini and Via L. Bissolati and the demonstration may overflow onto Via Veneto and Via L. Bissolati at each respective intersection with Via Molise.
Actions to take:
· Monitor local media for updates.
· Avoid the area in the vicinities noted.
· Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gathering or protest.