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Security Alert – Large Protests on Sept. 1 in Bratislava and Kosice

Subject: Large Protests in Bratislava and Kosice on Constitution Day, September 1 Location: Bratislava and Kosice, Slovakia Date and Time: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 11:00 to 20:00 Large protests against the government of Slovakia are scheduled to occur in the city centers of Bratislava and Kosice.  Although organizers intend for the demonstrations to be peaceful, outside organizations ...
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Security Alert: Large Protests Scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Bratislava

Subject: Large Protests Scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Bratislava Location: Presidential Palace, Hodzovo Namestie, and surrounding area, Bratislava, Slovakia Event: Demonstrations to protest the Slovak government’s Covid-19 restrictions are scheduled in Bratislava this coming Thursday, August 5th and Friday August 6th, from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm.  Police estimate 1,000 to 3,000 participants.  Other organizations could participate to promote ...
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Fulbright’s program was created 75 years ago, giving Slovakia several important personalities

BRATISLAVA, July 30 – The Fulbright Program is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Sixty Nobel Prize winners, 89 Pulitzer Prize winners, 39 heads of state and prime ministers, or 16 Medal of Liberty laureates by U.S. Presidents. They are all graduates of the Fulbright Program, one of the most prestigious and largest international educational ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia

Large Ongoing Protests in Bratislava Location: Bratislava, Slovakia Event: About 3,000 demonstrators are currently blocking streets and major throughfares around central Bratislava in an unannounced protest against Covid-19 restrictions.  While the demonstrations are currently peaceful and are directed at the government of Slovakia, there is potential for impact on the community.  Slovak police are present and are ...
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Pride Statement

Bratislava, July 24 – As international friends and partners of Slovakia, we are united in reaffirming that all persons, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity, should fully be able to enjoy their human rights and fundamental freedoms. Together we celebrate Bratislava Pride on 24 July and Kosice Pride on 21 August, along with other ...
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