Demonstration Alert

1. Location

Gathering site: Vértanúk tere by Kossuth tér – Budapest, Hungary.

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Friday, December 28, 2018 – 17:00 to 18:00.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

 

2. Location

Gathering site: Kossuth tér by the Parliament – Budapest, Hungary.

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 11:00 to January 1, 2019 at 20:00.  The authorities expect 1000 participants to take part.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

 

 

3. Location

Gathering site: Sandor Palace / Presidential Palace in the Castle – Budapest, Hungary.

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 11:00 to January 1, 2019 at 20:00 to demonstrate against modifications of the Labor Code.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

 

 

4. Location

Gathering site: Dísz tér in the Castle, by the PM’s new office building – Budapest, Hungary.

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 – 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.

 Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

 

 

5. Location

Gathering site: Opera House (preparations begin at 11:00, gathering begins at 14:30) and Kossuth tér/Parliament – Budapest, Hungary.

March route: Opera House (#22 Andrássy út) – Andrássy út – Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út – Alkotmány utca by Kossuth tér (departing Opera House approximately 16:30 and arriving at the Parliament approximately 17:30)

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 – 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The authorities expect 5000 participants to take part.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

 

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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