Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (May 29, 2021)
Event: On Saturday, May 29th, 2021, from 5-7pm, there will be a planned demonstration in front of St. Stephen’s Basilica to condemn Israel’s actions in Gaza and to express solidarity with Palestine. Currently, we are unaware of information indicating a specific threat from or against this event. Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.
Date/Time: Saturday, May 29th, 17:00 pm – 19:00 pm
Location: Szent István tér in District 5 / in front of St. Stephen’s Basilica
Expected Size: 200 participants
Organizer: A private individual
Stated Purpose: To condemn Israel’s actions in Gaza and express solidarity with Palestine.
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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