Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

Event: Police report there will be a protest on Saturday, June 8, 2019 starting at 6:00PM near Terazije Square (at the corner of Terazije Street and Prizrenska Street near Hotel Moskva).  This is related to the “1 in 5 million” weekly protests and the police estimate there will be about 2,000 participants.  The protesters will gather in front of Terazije fountain and will walk to Kralja Milana St., Resavska St., Bul. Kralja Aleksandra, Takovska St., and Aberdareva St. ending at RTS.  The end time for the protest is unknown.

We remind all Americans that 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.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.