Updated on 13 May 2019
Anti-government protests will be held in hundreds of cities across the Czech Republic on Monday, 13 May. Protesters are expected to gather at 18:30 (local time) in the Dominican Square in Brno, also at the at Masaryk Square in Ostrava.
Blocked roads due to protests/marches or parallel strikes
Increased traffic, especially near city centers and government buildings
Heavy police and security presence
Protests and demonstrations
Mitigating Factors to Apply:
Avoid all protests and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent
Allow extra time to travel
Monitor local and social media for updates
Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy
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