Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
- The Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) has announced a planned protest march today at approximately 2:00 PM from Kelaniya University (Kandy Road), passing along Baseline Road, Maligawatta, Technical Junction Maradana, and ending at Fort Railway.Between 1000-1500 people are expected to participate.
Even peaceful demonstrations can quickly turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid areas of rallies or 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 – Colombo, Sri Lanka
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
For Sri Lanka:
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