On 19 November 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows: “On Saturday, November 20th at 12:00 a group is planning a demonstration against vaccines at Freedom Square (Vabaduse valjak), police are aware of the demonstration and will be present. The protest is expected to remain peaceful.

“Even demonstrations or gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should exercise