Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (October 11, 2019)

Subject: U.S. Embassy Bern – Demonstration Alert
Location: Bern, Zurich, Geneva, and possibly other cities in Switzerland
Event: Kurdish groups and anarchist groups have announced separate plans to demonstrate in Bern, Zurich, and Geneva over the next few days.  Planned and unplanned demonstrations are expected to take place in a variety of locations.  Please exercise caution in and around the U.S. Embassy, Consular Agencies, and other locations where demonstrators are gathered.
Actions to take: – Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
– Monitor local media for information about specific demonstrations
– Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
– Keep a low profile
– Follow the instructions of local authorities at all times
Assistance: U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland
031 357 70 11 (dialing within Switzerland)
+41 31 357 70 11 (dialing from overseas)

State Department
Bureau of Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 (toll-free in the United States and Canada)
+1-202-501-4444 (from other countries)·

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