Demonstration Alert: Milan (Italy), Protest Activity on May 18

There will be two marches/demonstrations on Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Milan.

Event 1: Approximately 30,000 demonstrators will gather in support of the Lega party and its policies. The demonstration is sponsored by Lega.

Location: The demonstrators will initially gather at Porta Venezia at 12:00 pm. A large march will then commence at 3:00 pm, starting atCorso Venezia, proceeding towards Piazza Oberdan, San Babila, Corso Matteotti, Piazza della Scala, before concluding at Piazza Duomo at 7:00 pm.

Event 2: Approximately 5,000 demonstrators will gather to demonstrate against Lega and its policies. The demonstration is sponsored by Non Una di Meno.

Location: Beginning at 2:00 pm, the demonstrators will begintheir march at Largo Cairoli, moving toward Via Carducci, Colonne di San Lorenzo, UniveristA� Statale, and concluding at Giardini della Guastalla.

There will be a large deployment of police and Carabinieri closely monitoring both events.

Actions to Take:

Monitor the local media for updates

Avoid the areas in the vicinities noted

Exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gathering or protest

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)