Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands (July 10, 2019)

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the Museumplein area in front of the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Event:  A demonstration is expected on Friday, July 12, 2019, beginning at approximately 7:00 pm and lasting until approximately 9:00 pm.  The group will assemble in front of the U.S. Consulate to raise awareness of U.S. immigration policy.  This event is expected to be peaceful.

U.S. government personnel and U.S. citizens are advised to avoid areas of demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can quickly turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  The Dutch police will be present to ensure public safety.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas near the bicycle path in front of the U.S. Consulate during the event.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Review your personal security plans.


+(31) (0) 70 310 2209

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Netherlands Country Information.