On 28 December 2023, the U.S. Embassy in Prague issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows: “On Sunday, December 31, 2023 from 1500-1600 hours, ‘Friends of Palestine’ plans to hold a pro-Palestine demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in support of the civilian victims of the conflict in Gaza. The group will move up the street to the German Embassy from 1600-1700 hours. There will be increased police presence, and police will place barriers to allow pedestrians to walk along the street. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid demonstrations. Parking will not be allowed on the street during this time.”