Demonstration in The Hague: October 29, 2016

Police have informed Consulate Amsterdam of the following demonstration this Saturday, October 29th, in The Hague:

Date/time:            Saturday, October 29, 2016, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. hours
Location:              Malieveld– marching via Korte Voorhout, Lange Voorhout, Parkstraat, Alexanderstraat, to Plein 1813.
Organization:       Syrian and Russian Committee
Participants:         60
Purpose:               Protest against “Illegal U.S. Intervention in Syria”

The demonstration will be monitored by the Dutch National Police.  It is recommended that U.S. citizens avoid the area of the demonstration.

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