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.
|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.
Organizer: Civil society groups opposed to construction of a monument
Where: Szabadsag Square – 5th district
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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