Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (June 2, 2021)

Event(s): On June 4-5 there will be numerous planned demonstrations in Budapest. Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.

 

1. Place: Hősök tere in District 14

Date/Time: Friday, June 4, 11:00-13:00

Organizer: Új Alternatíva Párt (“New Alternative” political party)

Purpose: To commemorate the Hungarian victims of COVID-19

 

2. Place: District 5: Batthyány örökmécses at the junction of Aulich utca / Hold utca / Báthory utca (main event site) – Aulich utca – Szabadság tér (northern part) – Vértanúk tere – Kossuth Lajos tér – Báthory utca – Batthyány örökmécses

Date/Time: Friday, June 4, 12:00-16:00

Organizer: Private individual

Purpose: To commemorate the 1920 Trianon Treaty

 

3. Place: Hősök tere in District 14 (gathering site) – Andrássy út (District 6) – Bajcsy-Zsilinszky ut – Alkotmány utca – Kossuth Lajos tér

Date/Time: Friday, June 4, 19:30-22:30

Organizer: 64 County Youth Movement

Purpose: To protest the 1920 Trianon Treaty

 

4. Place: Hősök tere (gathering site) – Dózsa György út – Városligeti fasor – Király utca – Deák Ferenc tér – Erzsébet tér – József Attila utca – Széchenyi tér – Akadémia utca – Kossuth Lajos tér by the Parliament

Date/Time: Saturday, June 5, 16:00-21:00

Organizer: Private individuals representing a variety of groups

Purpose: To demonstrate against the government’s decision about the future location of the “Student District”

 

5. Place: Kossuth Lajos tér by the Parliament

Date/Time: Saturday, June 5, 18:00-21:00

Organizer: Private individual

Purpose: To demonstrate against the government’s decision about the future location of the “Student District”

 

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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