Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – October 29, 2020
Location: Warsaw, Krakow, and other cities in Poland
Event: Ongoing mass demonstrations organized by several groups are occurring throughout Poland. The groups intend to protest recent government changes in policy. Demonstrations are planned for Friday, October 30, and may continue in the following days. 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
+48 22 504 2784; 22 504 2000
U.S. Consulate Krakow, Poland
+48 12 424 5100
+48 601 483 348 (After-hours emergency number for U.S. Citizens)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Poland Country Information
Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
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