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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Event(s): On July 8th through the 12th there will be numerous planned demonstrations in Budapest.  Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.  Place: Kossuth Lajos ter. Date/Time:  Thursday, July 8, 10:00-11:30 Organizer:  Amnesty International Purpose:  To demonstrate in opposition to the recently passed anti-LGBTQ+ legislation. Place: Szabadsag ter. Date/Time:  Thursday, ...
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Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Event: On June 23 at 9:00 pm the European Soccer Championship (“Euro 2020”) game between Hungary and Germany will be displayed on two video screens on Szabadság Square.  A large crowd is expected in the area of the square and surrounding neighborhood.  Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation. Place:  Szabadság ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Event(s): On June 16-20 there will be numerous planned demonstrations in Budapest.  Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.   Place:  Sándor Palota Date/Time:  Wednesday, June 16, 18:00-20:00 Organizer:  Multiple NGOs Purpose:  To protest the newly passes legislation which restricts LGBTQ+ rights   Place: Batthyány tér (gathering site) – march route: ...
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Statement by U.S. Embassy

U.S. Embassy Budapest is deeply concerned by anti-LGBTQI+ aspects of a bill passed today by the Hungarian Parliament. The United States stands for the idea that governments should promote freedom of expression and protect human rights, including the rights of members of the LGBTQI+ community. As President Biden noted to those advocating for LGBTQI+ rights ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

Event: On Monday, June 14, 2021, from 6:00 pm-8 pm, there will be a planned demonstration on Kossuth tér near Parliament to protest a new bill that would restrict LGBTQ+ and other related rights. Currently, we are unaware of information indicating a specific threat from or against this event. Hungarian Police will be present at the ...
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