Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – February 26, 2021

 

Location:  Copenhagen

Event:  A demonstration in protest of current health-related restrictions in Denmark is scheduled to take place at Hulgårds Plads in central Copenhagen on Saturday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m.  The demonstration has been organized by a group called Men in Black.  You should anticipate congestion in the city center on Saturday and plan accordingly.  Some protests organized by this group in the past have escalated into violent confrontations.  More than one thousand people may attend.  Local police will be present throughout the demonstration.

 

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify family and friends of your safety.

 

Assistance:

  •   U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

During business hours:  +[45]3341-7100

After business hours:  +[45]3341-7400

E-mail:  CopenhagenACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444