Security Message for U.S. Citizens: June 27 Demonstration in The Hague

June 26, 2017

Dutch National Police informed the U.S. Embassy in The Hague of a demonstration that will occur near the U.S. Embassy at the Malieveld on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, from 14:00-17:00. 

The demonstration, sponsored by the Algemene Onderwijsbond (AOb) or General Education Union, is to draw attention to primary education.  The Dutch National 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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