Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (September 27, 2020)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary (September 27, 2020)

Event: On Sunday, September 27th, 2020, there is a planned march and demonstration to express support for teachers, students and the leadership who recently resigned from the University of Theatre and Motion Picture Arts. Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.

Date/Time: September 27th (Sunday) – 5:00pm – 8:00 pm

Location/Route: Hősök tere in District 14 (gathering site) – Route: Andrássy út – Deák Ferenc tér – Astoria – Rákóczi út – Vas utca (main building of the University).

Organizer: University students

Stated Purpose: To express support for teachers, students and the leadership who recently resigned from the University of Theatre and Motion Picture Arts.

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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