Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (June 9, 2021)
Event: On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 4:30-6pm, there will be a planned demonstration on Kossuth tér near Parliament to protest various government legislation during the pandemic state of emergency. Specifically, this demonstration is to protest the re-routing of local tax revenues to the state government, the re-organization of the operational structure of several state universities, and the planned construction of the Chinese Fudan University campus annex in Budapest. Hungarian Police will be present at the event to provide security and monitor the situation.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 15, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location/Route: Kossuth tér near Parliament
Organizer: Momentum Opposition Party
Stated Purpose: To protest various government legislation during the pandemic state of emergency
Actions to Take:
· Monitor local media for updates.
· Be aware of your surroundings.
· Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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