Demonstration Alert: U. S. Consulate General, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (June 2, 2020)

Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the Malieveld, The Hague, the Netherlands.

Event:  A demonstration in support of ongoing protests throughout the U.S. is expected on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m.  The group will assemble at the Malieveld, near Central Station in The Hague.

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 Malieveld area in The Hague, including areas near Central Station in The Hague 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.
  • Heed instructions and view updates from Dutch police and government authorities: