Demonstration Alert

1. Location

 

Gathering site: Hősök tere (district 14.), February 10, 2019 starting at 13:00 pm and will march to the Parliament (district 5.) beginning at 13:45 pm. – Budapest, Hungary.
March route: Andrássy út  (district 6-5.) – Oktogon (district 6.) – Teréz körút (district 6.) – Nyugati tér (district 6.) – Szent István körút (district 13.) – Balassi Bálint utca  (district 6.) – Kossuth Lajos tér / Parliament (district 5.) – Budapest, Hungary

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on February 10, 2019 from 13:00 pm to 17:00 pm on the occasion of the Prime Minister’s “State of the Nations” speech and changes in 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.

 

2. Location

 

Gathering site: Szent György tér in the Castle, near the Prime Minister’s new office (district 1.), February 10, 2019 starting at 14:00 pm and will march to the National Court of Auditors office at Apáczi Csere János utca 10. (district 5.) beginning at 17:30 pm. – Budapest, Hungary.
March route: Szent György tér in the Castle (district 1.) – Hunyadi utca (district 1.) – Lánchíd – Széchenyi tér (district 5.) – Apáczai Csere János utca 10. (district 5.)  Budapest, Hungary

Event

A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on February 10, 2019 from 14:00 pm to 19:00 pm. on the occasion of the Prime Minister’s “State of the Nations” speech and against political suppression.    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

 

Lánchíd utca between Ybl Miklós tér and Clark Ádám tér (district 1.)  Budapest, Hungary.

Event 

A political demonstration is expected to take place on February 10, 2019 from 14:00 pm to 20:00 pm to demonstrate against political suppression.  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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