Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Location:  Colombo, Sri Lanka

Events: The Front Line Socialist Party and other political parties have announced plans to demonstrate against the violence in Ukraine in front of the UN compound, near the University of Colombo, at 1:30 PM today. 200-250 participants are expected to attend.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

For Assistance: ​

U.S. Embassy – Colombo, Sri Lanka

+94 77-725-8500 Phone

+94 77-725-6307 Phone (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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