Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – 9 November 2019
Location: Oslo, from Trafikanten meeting point in front of the Oslo S train station and marching to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Event: A planned demonstration by a group called the “Young Kurds Norway National Association” will take place this Saturday, November 9 from 15:00 to 16:00 at the Trafikanten meeting point in front of the Oslo S train station. While most demonstrations in Oslo are coordinated with local police and remain peaceful, there is the possibility of counter-demonstrations that could create a volatile situation, such as that which occurred Saturday, October 26, involving this same group of demonstrators and another group. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid demonstrations as these events can be unpredictable.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area in downtown Oslo near the Trafikanten meeting point from 14:00-17:00.
- Monitor local media for updates.