Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

There will be a demonstration today, May 9, 2019 starting at 5:00PM at Liberators of Belgrade Memorial Park and marching to the City Assembly of Belgrade. The demonstration commemorates Russian contributions during World War II and in previous years has drawn thousands of participants. Expect traffic disruptions near the demonstration.

There will be an opposition protest on Saturday, May 11, 2019 starting at 6:00PM near Terazije Square and marching to the Presidential Building near Pionirski Park. This protest is affiliated with the weekly “1 in 5 million” protests that have drawn thousands of protesters. Expect traffic disruptions near the protests.

Actions to Take:

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