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

(January 25, 2021) 

Location:  The Netherlands, countrywide 

Event:  According to local media reports, various groups are calling for demonstrations against the Dutch government’s current COVID-19 measures.  These demonstrations may occur in various cities throughout the Netherlands.  Recent demonstrations have turned violent and Dutch authorities have responded to all instances, arresting hundreds of individuals.

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:   


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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