Demonstration Alert

 

  1. Location: On the route of Bem József tér (district 2.) – Bem rakpart (district 2.) – Lipthay utca  (district 2.) – Margit híd – Szent István körút (district 5.) – Nyugati tér (district 6.), Bajcsy-Zsilinkszy út (district 5 and 6.) – Alkotmány utca (district 5.) –   Kossuth tér/ Parliament (district 5.)  Budapest, Hungary

Event: A march is expected to take place on March 15, 2018, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Demonstrators will take part in a “Peace March” to express support for the current Government, the Prime Minister, and the upcoming national elections.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the demonstration route after 12:00 p.m. on March 15, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

  

  1. Location:  Kossuth tér / Parliament (district 5.); Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A rally is expected to take place on March 15, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m. for the upcoming national elections.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Kossuth tér (district 5.) after 2:00 p.m. on March 15, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

 

  1. Location:  On route of Oktogon tér (district 6.) – Dob utca (district 7.) – Blaha Lujza tér (district 7.) – Deák tér (district 5.) – Szent István Basilica (district 5.); Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 15, 2018 beginning at 11:00 a.m. Demonstrators will have a “Counter Peace March” to express discontent with the Government and the Prime Minister.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid demonstration route after 11:00 a.m. on March 15, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

 

  1. Location:  Batthyany Eternal Flame at the junction of Aulich utca (district 5.) – Bathory utca (district 5.) – Hold utca (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 15, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. Opposition party supporters will commemorate the national holiday and rally in support of candidates for the upcoming national elections.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Batthyany Eternal Flame after 3:00 p.m. on March 15, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  1. Location:  On route of Fővám tér  (district 5.) – Szabadság híd – Várkert Bazár (district 1.) – Ybl Miklós tér (district 1.) – Szabadság híd – Szabad Sajtó utca (district 5.); Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 15, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Opposition party supporters will commemorate the national holiday and rally in support of candidates for the upcoming national elections.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the demonstration route after 8:00 a.m. on March 15, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

 

  1. Location:  On route of Opera House in Andrássy út  (district 6.) – Deák tér (district 5.) – Astoria (district 5.) – Nemzeti Múzeum on Múzeum körút (district 8.); Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 15, 2018 beginning at 4:00 p.m. to demonstrate against the Government.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the demonstration route after 4:00 p.m. on March 15, 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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