Demonstration Alert

Jul 28, 2021

On 26 July 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Budapest issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows: “Be advised that on July 26 and July 31, there are planned demonstrations in Budapest. Currently, we are unaware of information indicating a specific threat from or against these events. Hungarian Police will be present at each of these events to monitor the security situation.

“Date/Time: Monday, July 26, 6-8pm
“Location: Gathering in front of the House of Terror museum located at 60 Andrássy út
“March Route: Andrássy út (service road and the sidewalk)– Kodály körönd (main road)– Andrássy út (service road and the sidewalk) – Lendvay utca / FIDESZ Party central office under 26 Lendvay utca in District 6
“Organizer: Momentum Mozgalom political party
“Purpose: To protest the Pegasus phone surveillance scandal and government politics

“Date/Time: Saturday, July 31, 10am-1pm
“Location: Hosök tére in District 14
“Organizer: Professional Chamber of the Hungarian Health Care Workers
“Purpose: To demonstrate against the poor state of the Hungarian Public Health Care, and for the underpaid and non-recognized health care workers.”

The full text of the alert is available here.

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