Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic (October 31, 2023)

Location: Staromestske namesti, Vaclavske namesti, Klarov park

Event:  On November 1, 2023 at 16:00, a demonstration in support of Israel is scheduled to take place at Staromestske namesti.  At 17:30, another demonstration is planned in support of Palestine at Vaclavske namesti.  This demonstration plans to march from Vaclavske namesti through Staromestske namesti to end in Klarov park across the Vltava river.  The two demonstrations coud potentially meet in Staromestske namesi sometime between 18:00-19:00.

Czech police are aware of both events and are prepared for the possibility of disruptive behaviour.  Traffic delays are expected in the areas.

Actions to Take

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile.


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