Demonstration Alert

 

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

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on May 7, 2018 beginning at 2:30 p.m. Protestors will make a “human chain” around the Parliament building.  1,000 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Kossuth tér after 2:30m. on May 7, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

 

 

  1. Location: Szabadság tér (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on May 8, 2018 beginning at 6:00 a.m. Protestors want to ask the Government to participate in the creation of the EU international joint prosecution organization. 1,000 participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Szabadság tér after 6:00 a.m. on May 8, 2018.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.

 

 

  1. Location: Kossuth tér and the intersection of Alkotmány utca and Bajcsy-Zsilinkszy út (district 5.) Budapest, Hungary

Event: A gathering is expected to take place on May 8, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Protestors will participate in the “We are the majority – demonstration against the Government 3.0” – on the occasion of the first session of the newly elected Parliament. 2,000 or more participants are expected to take part.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid Kossuth tér and the intersection of Alkotmány utca and Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út after 10:00 a.m. on May 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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