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Demonstration Alert: Athens (Greece), Planned Demonstrations & Soccer Game January 20-21

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Demonstrations for today, Friday, January 19 and for the upcoming weekend, January  20 and 21

ATHENS AREA

Friday 1/19/2018

There are no known demonstrations planned for today.

 

Saturday, 1/20/2018 Demonstration 

Time:              18:00

Where:           Syntagma Square

Who:              Palestinians  living in Greece and Greek supporters included anarchists.  A march will follow to US Embassy.

NOTE

A soccer game will take part on Saturday at 17.15 hrs at Panathinaikos soccer stadium.

 

Sunday, 1/21/2018 Demonstration 

Time:              16:00

Where:           Syntagma Square

Who:              Women’s  march in Washington and Greek supporters. A march will follow to US Embassy.

 

THESSALONIKI AREA

 Friday 1/19/2018

There are no known demonstrations planned for today.

 

Saturday 1/20/2018 – Demonstration

Time:                        12:00

Where:                      Arch of Galerius – Kamara (142, Egnatia St.)

Who:                         Anarchists

 

Sunday 1/21/2018 – Demonstrations

Time:                        13:00

Where:                      Arch of Galerius – Kamara (142, Egnatia St.)

Who:                         Anarchists

 

Time:                        14:00

Where:                      White Tower (77, Nikis Avenue)

Who:                         Pan-Hellenic Federation of Cultural Associations of Macedonians, Pan-Macedonian Union of the United States, International Hellenic

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

 

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