Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, the Netherlands April 20, 2018

Location: Announced gathering points include the following neighborhoods in Amsterdam, the Netherlands:

  • Museumplein

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on Friday, April 20, beginning at 3:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.  The group “Freedom for Mumia” will assemble at the Museumplein in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General.

Police will be present to maintain order.  Bear in mind that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.


+(31) (0) 70 310 2209

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444