Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to:
- Saturday, January 11, in the Spui neighborhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
- Saturday, January 11, in front of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, the Netherlands.
- Sunday, January 12, in the area near the Peace Palace in The Hague, the Netherlands.
- An anti-war demonstration is expected in Amsterdam on Saturday, January 11, beginning at approximately 1400 and ending at approximately 1500. The group will assemble at Spui and is expected to remain in the area.
- Also on Saturday, January 11, from 1400 to 1700 a demonstration will be held in front of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague protesting recent U.S. actions in the Middle East.
- On Sunday, January 12, from approximately 1430 to 1630, a demonstration protesting recent U.S. actions in the Middle East will be held in front of the Peace Palace in The Hague. All events are expected to be peaceful.
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.
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
- Heed instructions and view updates from Dutch police and government authorities. https://www.politie.nl/.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam
+(31) (0) 70 310 2209
- U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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