Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia


December 7, 2018

Location:  Tallinn, Estonia, Freedom Square (Vabaduse väljak)

Event: A demonstration against the U.N. Global Compact for Migration is scheduled to take place in Freedom Square on Sunday December 9 at 2:00 p.m.  This demonstration is expected to be peaceful, however even demonstrations or gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Our police contacts suggest 1,000 people will attend.

Actions to Take:

  • Take appropriate measures to avoid Freedom Square around the demonstration time.
  • Be prepared to follow all directions from police officers.
  • Avoid aggressive groups and other potentially hazardous situations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.


U.S. Embassy Tallinn, Estonia

  • +372 668 8128, 08:30 a.m.- 17:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +372 509 2129 or +372 668 8169

State Department – Consular Affairs

  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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