Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Amsterdam on January 31, 2017

The Dutch police have informed U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam of a demonstration scheduled to take place outside the U.S. Consulate General (Museumplein) on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, from 13:00 to 14:30

Approximately 50 people are expected to take part in the demonstration in opposition to the U.S. President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals. Police will be present to ensure public safety.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

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