Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (November 24, 2020)
Location: Warsaw, Krakow, and other cities throughout Poland
Event: Ongoing mass demonstrations organized by several groups are occurring throughout Poland. On November 25, throughout Poland, taxi drivers will demonstrate to protest being excluded from government financial assistance. On November 28, in downtown Warsaw, an All of Poland Women’s Strike will take place to protest recent government changes in policy. Protests may continue in the following days. There have been incidents of physical altercations at previous, recent demonstrations. Expect heavy traffic congestion as well as road closures and parking difficulties.
Actions to take:
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Keep a low profile.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland
Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31, Piękna 12
+48 22 504 2784 (business hours)
+48 22 504 2000 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. citizens)
U.S. Consulate General, Krakow, Poland
ul. Stolarska 9
31-043 Krakow, Poland
+48 12 424 5100 (business hours)
+48 601 483 348 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. Citizens)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Poland Country Information
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