Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic, March 14, 2018

Location: Vaclavské náměstí (Wenceslas Square), Prague, then proceeding through the city to Prague Castle

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 14, 2018, beginning at 4:30 p.m. lasting until about 9:00 p.m. The group is demonstrating for freedom of speech and freedom of the media. Organizers expect approximately 10,000 participants. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic in the area will likely face delays and public transportation may also be affected. Czech Police do not expect any violence, but will increase their presence in the area during this demonstration

Actions to Take:

· Monitor local media for updates.

· Avoid crowds.

· Keep a low profile.

· Be aware of your surroundings.


U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic

Phone number +420 257 022 000

Email address

Embassy website

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Country Information for the Czech Republic

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