Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, Netherlands

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the area along the bike path in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Event:  A demonstration is expected on Monday, April 19, 2021, beginning at approximately 3:00 pm and lasting until approximately 5:00 pm.  The group plans to assemble in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and is protesting for the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is detained in the U.S.

U.S. government personnel and U.S. citizens are advised to comply with local government measures against the spread of COVID-19, avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Actions to Take:   

  • Avoid the area along the bicycle path along the fenced area of the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Heed instructions and view updates from police and government authorities:
  • View Dutch government updates regarding current COVID-19 measures: 

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam|
+(31) (0) 70 310 2209

Department of State – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Netherlands Country Information.
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