Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (August 19, 2020)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (August 19, 2020)

Event(s): On Saturday, August 22nd, 2020, there are the following planned demonstrations against the Budapest Pride Festival and the LGBTI community: 

#1 

Date/Time: August 22 (Saturday) – 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm 

Location: Kossuth Lajos tér by Alkotmány utca in District 5 

Organizer: ALFA Szövetség 

Stated Purpose: To call public attention to the danger the homosexual propaganda poses to children and how to fight against it. 

#2

Date/Time: August 22 (Saturday) – 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

Location: Marcius 15 tér in District 5 

Organizer: European Patriots Unite Egyesület 

Stated Purpose: To demonstrate against homosexual propaganda, and to express the organizer’s opinion on the homosexual Pride March. 

#3

Date/Time: August 22 (Saturday) – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Location: Deák Ferenc tér, in front of the Evangelical Church in District 5 

Organizer: Private individual. 

Stated Purpose: To demonstrate for Christian values, the “normal and healthy” families, and to convey God’s message. 

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

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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