Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location: Sofia University, downtown Sofia

  • Main entrance of Sofia University at the junction of boulevards “Tsar Osvoboditel” and “Vasil Levski.”

Event: A protest on Thursday, February 15, 2018 between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm. The protest is organized by the Lukov March organizers to take place during a human rights forum that will be held at the university.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid this area during the late afternoon and evening hours.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.


  • U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

+359 (2) 937-5100
+359 (2) 937-5101 (after hours)