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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Demonstration in The Hague, June 20, 2017

Europe > Netherlands > The Hague

The Dutch police informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague of a demonstration march on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The demonstrators will march along the following route: Malieveld – Koningskade – Mauritskade – Parkstraat – Lange Voorhout- Toernooiveld – Korte Voorhout – Prinsessegracht – Herengracht – Bezuidenhoutseweg – Boslaan – Koekamplaan – Malieveld.

The stated purpose of the demonstration is to protest against the treatment of the ethnic-Albanian population in Greece during World War II.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

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