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Demonstration Alert: Budapest (Hungary), Protest Marches on March 15-16

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Location:  Károly körút by Kálvin tér in front of the Hungarian National Museum (district 5/8.), March 15, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm – Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A political event is expected to take place on March 15, 2019 from from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on the occasion of commemoration of the 1848-1849 revolution with the participation of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.   The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security. 

Actions to Take:

·        Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.

·        Monitor local media for updates.

 

Location:  Szabad Sajtó útja by the bridgehead of Erzsébet Bridge (district 5.), March 15, 2019 from 15:00 pm 17:00 pm – Budapest, Hungary.

Event: A political demonstration is expected to take place on March 15, 2019 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm on the occasion of commemoration of the 1848-1849 revolution and anti-government demonstration.   The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security. 

Actions to Take:

·        Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.

·        Monitor local media for updates.

Location: Egyetem tér (district 5.), March 15, 2019 starting at 12:00 pm– Budapest, Hungary.

March route: Egyetem tér (district 5.) – Henszlmann Imre utca– Magyar utca – Kossuth Lajos utca – Szabad Sajtó útja (district 5.) – Budapest, Hungary

Event: A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on March 15, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 15:00 pm. on the occasion of commemoration of the 1848-1849 revolution and anti-government demonstration.  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security. 

Actions to Take:

·        Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.

·        Monitor local media for updates.

 

Location: Andrássy út between Bajcsy Zsilinszky út and the Opera House (district 6.), March 16, 2019 starting at 10:30 am– Budapest, Hungary.

March route: Andrássy út – Oktogon – Andrássy út – Kodály Körönd – Hősök tere (district 6 and 14.) – Budapest, Hungary

Event: A political demonstration/march is expected to take place on March 16 from 10: am to 17:00 pm. on the occasion of the “Day of the National Colors and National Coat of Arms” .  The Hungarian Police have noted that there will be a law enforcement presence at the venue.  The demonstration is properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security. 

Actions to Take:

·        Exercise caution if you intend to be in the area at the time of the demonstration.

·        Monitor local media for updates.

 

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Budapest, Hungary

+36 1 475 4400

ACS.Budapest@state.gov

http://hu.usembassy.gov

 

State Department - Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

 

Hungary Country Information

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