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Frankfurt Demonstration Alert

Updated on 25 July 2019

The Situation:

Protesters in Frankfurt are slated to protest on Thursday, 25 July, in

solidarity with Colombian protesters against the targeted killings of social and human

rights leaders in Columbia. Protesters will gather at 18:00 hours at the Euro sign's


Demonstrations may last for several hours causing extreme traffic delays and/or road

blocks. Heightened security and police presence to be expected.

Depicted below in the maps (yellow runners) are the above-mentioned locations expecting

large crowds in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich respectively:

Possible Effects:

  • Large crowds or demonstration

  • Traffic delays, especially near protest sites

  • Roads blocked by participants with little to no notice

  • Increased security near demonstration sites

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Avoid traveling through city centers and take bypasses

  • Monitor local and social media for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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