(October 27, 2014) - Security Message: Demonstration on Monday, October 27, 2014 in Rome
The police have advised the U.S. Embassy in Rome that a demonstration, sponsored by the right-wing movement “Forza Nuova,” will take place today near the BNL building (between Via Veneto and Via Bissolati). The protest is against U.S. policy on genetically modified organisms (GMO).
The demonstration is supposed to begin at 17:00 and end by 19:00. There are 20 demonstrators expected for the event. The Police will be present to monitor the situation.
The U.S. Embassy in Rome recommends that U.S. citizens and their families avoid the area of the demonstration and exercise caution if walking or driving in the proximity of the area.