Demonstration: The Hague, Friday 16 December 2016

Demo Route 16-12

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam.
Friday 16 December


The U.S. Mission in the Netherlands has been informed that a marching demonstration is scheduled to take placeTODAY – Friday, December 16th from 12:00 to 16:00 in The Hague.

The demonstration is focused on the Greek Embassy, where the demonstrators will march to and offer a petition.  Approximately 250 demonstrators will gather at the Malieveld at noon and begin their march shortly thereafter.  The demonstration will begin and end at the Malieveld, however, the demonstrators will march by the U.S. Embassy.

Date/time:                          Friday, December 16th noon to 4 p.m.
Beginning Location:         Malieveld
Route:                                  Malieveld, Mauritskade, Parkstraat, Lange Voorhout, Korte Voorhout, Herengracht, Bezuidenhoutseweg, Koekamplaan, Malieveld.
Organization:                     Unknown
Participants:                       250
Purpose:                              Present a petition to the Greek Embassy
Means:                                 Banners, flags, and a microphone

The demonstration will be monitored by the Dutch National Police.  As is the case with all protests,we recommend avoiding the demonstration area.

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