Demonstration Alert

Location

Markó utca 16., in front of the Prosecutor General’s Office building – district 5. Budapest, Hungary.

Event

A political demonstration is expected to take place on January 23, 2019 from 18:00 pm to 20:00 pm to protest against the decision of the Prosecutor General’s decision regarding the incidents involving opposition members of Parliament that occurred in the Hungarian National Television building on December 16, 2018. 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.

 

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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