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Demonstration Notices
 
Last updated on 04/25/2016

U.S. citizens are advised to be aware of the following demonstrations expected to take place in Hungary. Unless otherwise noted, all demonstrations will occur in Budapest.

DateEvent Details
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Organizer: Taxi drivers’ labor unions

Time: 7:00 – 13:00

Where: Hősök tere- Dózsa György út - Thököly út - Rákóczi út - Erzsébet körút – Oktogon - Andrássy út - József Attila út - Széchenyi tér – Lánchíd - Fő utca - Batthyány tér (turnaround point) -Fő utca – Lánchíd - Széchenyi tér >> destination area, where a static demonstration (one-lane blockade) will be held until 1:00 PM.

Number: 200-1000

Ongoing

Organizer: Civil society groups opposed to construction of a monument

Time: Ongoing

Where: Szabadsag Square – 5th district

Number: Unknown


We remind U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large public gatherings, even if they are intended to be peaceful, can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence.  U.S. citizens are urged to avoid demonstration areas and to exercise caution when in the vicinity of any demonstrations.  U.S. citizens should monitor the media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

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