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28 Nov 2019 | 08:55 PM UTC

Hungary: Teachers to rally in Budapest November 30

Teachers’ union plans protest in Budapest on November 30; heightened police presence and localized traffic disruptions expected



The PSZ teachers’ union is organizing a protest in Budapest on Saturday, November 30, to demand a greater response from the government to improve the public education sector, including increasing wages for teachers. Supporters are being asked to gather outside of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences at 12:00 (local time). The main rally will begin at 14:00 at Kossuth Square. Several other trade and education unions are supporting the demonstration.

A heightened police presence and localized traffic disruptions are anticipated around all protest sites.


Individuals in Budapest are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.