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October 20, 2023

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (October 20, 2023)

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (October 20, 2023)

Location:  Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg, Odense, and Other Cities across Denmark

Event:  Over the past week, demonstrations associated with events in the Middle East have occurred in major population centers across Denmark, such as Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg, and Odense.  The Embassy is aware of a demonstration planned to begin at 3:00 p.m. on October 22 at the Red Square (Den Røde Plads) in the Nørrebro neighborhood of Copenhagen.  Additional planned or spontaneous demonstrations may take place in Denmark.  We continue to advise you avoid demonstrations as they can be unpredictable and have the potential to turn violent.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid large gatherings.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.


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