Demonstration Alert

Feb 28, 2020

On 26 February 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Budapest issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Budapest, the march will begin near Gellert Hotel on the Buda side (district 11.), cross the Szabadság bridge, and proceed to Parliament (district 5.) passing through Szabadság tér (district 5.) in front of the Embassy. A counter demonstration will also take place near the beginning point of the march.

“Event: On Sunday, March 1st, from 14:00 to 20:00, a march commemorating the 100th anniversary of Miklós Horthy’s election will occur. The march will begin near Gellert Hotel on the Buda side, cross the Szabadság bridge, and proceed to Parliament passing through Szabadság tér in front of the Embassy. A counter demonstration will also take place near the beginning point of the march. The activities are properly registered with the Hungarian National Police and they will provide security.”

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