Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

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.

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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