Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (July 6, 2018)

 

1. Location: on the route of Oktogon tér (district 6.) – Andrássy út (district 6.) – Hősök tere (district 14.), Budapest, Hungary

Event: A march is expected to take place on July 7, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Protestors will be commemorating the Battle of Pozsony. 200-1500 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid the demonstration route after 10:00 a.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

2. Location: on the route of Városligeti fasor (district 6-7.) – Felsőerdősor utca (district 6.) – Kodály Körönd (district 6.) – Andrássy út (district 6.) – Oktogon tér (district 6.) – Nagymező utca (district 6.) – Bajcsy Zsilinszky utca (district 6.) – Alkotmány utca (district 5.) – Kossuth tér (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A Pride March is expected to take place on July 7, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. 4000-6000 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid the demonstration route after 3:00 p.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

3. Location: Vértanúk tere (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on July 7, 2018, beginning at 3:00 p.m. to demonstrate against the Pride March. 500-1000 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid Vértanúk tere after 3:00 p.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

4. Location: Andrássy út 92. (district 6.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on July 7, 2018, beginning at 3:00 p.m. to demonstrate against the Pride March. 100 pedestrian and 40-50 motorcyclist participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid Andrássy út 92. after 3:00 p.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

5. Location: Jókai tér (district 6.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on July 7, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m. to demonstrate against the Pride March and to commemorate the Battle of Pozsony.
50-150 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid Jókai tér after 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

6. Location: Andrássy út between Hajós utca and Nagymező utca (district 6.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on July 7, 2018, beginning at 4:00 p.m. to demonstrate against the Pride March. 150-200 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid Andrássy út between Hajós utca and Nagymező utca after 4:00 p.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

7. Location: Corner of Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út and Báthory utca (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on July 7, 2018, beginning at 4:30 p.m. to demonstrate against the Pride March. 200-300 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid the corner of Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út and Báthory utca after 4:30 p.m. on July 7, 2018.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Avoid crowds.
• Avoid demonstrations.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

+36 1 475 4400

ACS.Budapest@state.gov

https://hu.usembassy.gov

 

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

 

Hungary Country Information

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