On 16 June 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Budapest issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows: “On June 16-20 there will be numerous planned demonstrations in Budapest. Hungarian Police will be present at the event to monitor the security situation.

  1. Place: Sándor Palota

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 16, 18:00-20:00

Organizer: Multiple NGOs

Purpose: To protest the newly passes legislation which restricts LGBTQ+ rights

  1. Place: Batthyány tér (gathering site) – march route: Fo utca – Ponty utca – Szalag utca – Hunyadi János – Halászbástya – Szentháromság tér – Tárnok utca – Dísz tér – Szent György utca – I., Szent György tér.

Date/Time: Friday, June 18, 15:00-18:00

Organizer: Three environmental protection groups

Purpose: To protest the ongoing construction at Lake Ferto

  1. Place: Kossuth Lajos tér

Date/Time: Sunday, June 20, 13:00-21:00

Organizer: Private citizen

Purpose: To protest discriminatory vaccination cards, highlight the government’s failed handling of the pandemic, and to support human liberties”