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 is a planned demonstration against the Budapest Pride Festival and the LGBTI community by the 64 County Youth Movement. 

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

Location: Hősök tere (“Heroes’ Square”) in District 14 

Organizer: 64 County Youth Movement (Hatvannégy Vármegye Ifjúsági Mozgalom) 

Stated Purpose: Demonstrate against the LGBT march 

Actions to Take:

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

Please note: due to the organizing group’s history and recent provocative actions at public events, American Embassy personnel have been directed to avoid this demonstration. 

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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