Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.  Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and other U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark are encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location: Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – September 24, 2019

Location:  Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Due to an increase in gun violence in the areas of Nørrebro, Ishøj, and Hundige, Copenhagen Police have instituted a stop-and-search zone in a large area covering Nørrebro.  The ordinance – which will run through September 30 – allows police officers to stop and search anyone within the area without cause. …

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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Monday, September 2

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – August 30, 2019 Locations: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy – Copenhagen, Denmark The Kings New Square area (Kongens Nytorv) – Copenhagen, Denmark Danish parliament building in Christiansborg area – Copenhagen, Denmark Blagards Plads, Norrebro neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Multiple demonstrations are scheduled throughout Copenhagen and across …

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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – April 14, 2019

Location:  Norrebro Neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are currently taking place at Blagards Plads in the Norrebro neighborhood of Copenhagen.   The demonstrations have resulted in clashes between demonstrators and the Danish police.  The police remain in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. U.S. government …

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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – March 20, 2019

Location:  Christiansborg Slotsplads – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that Hizb ut Tahrir will hold their Friday prayers on March 22, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Danish Parliament, located at Christiansborg Slotsplads in Copenhagen. Stram Kurs, a Danish political party, will hold a demonstration at the same time and place.  …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Monday, June 25, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The groups intend to protest U.S. …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 11, 2018)   Location:  Fredens Park (Fredensgade and Blegdamsvej, 2100 Copenhagen)  and U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen (Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24, 2100 København, Denmark)   Event: A demonstration by the group Boykot Israel-Frit Palaestina will take place on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  The event will …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (Thursday, April 26, 2018) Locations: Various Locations in Denmark Event: May 1st is International Workers’ Day. Several labor rallies, celebrations, and demonstrations will be held throughout Denmark on the day. Some of the events in Denmark include: An event hosted by the Greater Copenhagen Trade Union will take place …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Albertslund, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Copenhagen Police report an increase in gun violence in Albertslund, part of Greater Copenhagen.  According to police, over the past week, there have been six shootings in Western Copenhagen, to the north of Roskildevej between Albertslund and Taastrup.  The perpetrators have shot into houses, at bystanders from moving vehicles, and …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:    Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:         A demonstration by the group “March for Our Lives” is expected to take place across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen on Saturday, March 24, 2018 beginning at 12:00 noon.  Local authorities estimate that up to 200 individuals will participate and that the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Announcement on Israel

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Copenhagen reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Saturday, December 2, 2017

November 29, 2017 U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that according to Copenhagen Police, the organization For Frihed (For Freedom – formerly PEGIDA Denmark) will stage anti-Islam demonstrations in Copenhagen on the first Saturday of every month, starting this Saturday, December 2, 2017. The demonstrations will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scanlines Ferries to Germany Held at Port

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that local media reports Scanlines operated ferries traveling from Denmark to Germany are being held at port due to an ongoing threat investigation. Scanlines operates ferries out of the Rodby, Gedser, and Helsinger ports.  U.S. citizens should monitor local media for further information. U.S. citizens in Denmark are reminded, …

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Travel Warning – The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.

1. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. 2. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on April 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 1, For Frihed (For Freedom-formerly PEGIDA Denmark) and counter demonstrators No PEGIDA DK will protest in front of the Memorial Anchor in Nyhavn.  The protests are scheduled from approximately 1130-1430.  We anticipate the size of the protest to be approximately 50-200 people.  A police presence is expected and traffic will be delayed …

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