Demonstration Alert: Demonstration in Bern on Saturday, March 17, 2018

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (March 16, 2018)

Subject:          Demonstration in Bern on Saturday, March 17, 2018

Location:        Demonstrators will gather at Bundesplatz, Bern, and will march towards the U.S. Embassy located at Sulgeneckstrasse 19. Similar demonstrations may take place in other major cities throughout Switzerland.

Event:             The demonstration is planned for Saturday, March 17, 2018 starting at 2:00 p.m. The demonstration is organized by Kurdish supporters in response to the conflict in Syria.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for information about specific demonstrations
  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities at all times
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Keep a low profile

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area around the train station.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.