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.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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