Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (August 7, 2018)

Location 1

on the route of Hősök tere (district 14.) – Andrássy út (district 6 and 5.) – Károly körút (district 5 and 7.) – Oktogon tér (district 6.) – Andrássy út (district 6 and 5.) – Lánchíd (district 5 and 1.) – Clark Ádám tér (district 1.) – Szent György tér /Sándor Palota (district 1.) – Budapest, Hungary

Event: The gathering is expected to take place at 7:00 a.m. on August 8, 2018 at Hősök tere followed by a march beginning 12:00 p.m. Protestors will demonstrate against the government. Up to 5000 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Hősök tere after 7:00 a.m. and the demonstration route after 12:00 p.m. on August 8, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

  

Location 2

on the route of Hősök tere (district 14.) – Andrássy út (district 6 and 5.) – Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út (district 5 and 6.) – Deák tér (district 5.) – Károly körút (district 5 and 7.)  – Múzeum körút (district 5 and 8.)  – Kálvin tér (district 5.) – Vámház körút (district 9.) – Fővám tér (district 9.) – Szabadság híd (district 9.) – Szent Gellért tér (district 11.) – Műegyetem rakpart (district 11.) – Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem (district 11.) – Műegyetem rakpart (district 11.) – Szent Gellért tér (district 11.) – Szabadság híd (district 9.) – Fővám tér (distict 9.) – Vámház körút (district 9.) – Kálvin tér (district 5.) – Múzeum körút (district 5 and 8.)  – Károly körút (district 5 and 7.) – Deák tér (district 5.) – Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út (district 5 and 6.) – Nyugati tér (district 6.) – Váci út-felüljáró (district 13.) – Váci út (district 13 and 4.) – Árpád út (district 4.) – István út (district 7.) – Klauzál utca (district 7.) – Szent László tér (district 10.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A march is expected to take place on August 8, 2018 beginning at 4:00 p.m. to remember fallen firefighters.  Up to 100 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the demonstration route after 4:00 p.m. on August 8, 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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