Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (October, 25, 2019)

Subject: U.S. Embassy Bern – Demonstration Alert (October 25, 2019)
Location: Bern and possibly other cities in Switzerland
Event: Kurdish groups have announced plans to demonstrate in downtown Bern on Saturday, October 26, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.  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)·