Date: June 21, 2023
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Event: The Youth for Change group has announced potential plans for a protest today (June 21, 2023) in front of the U.S. Embassy, starting at 1:00 PM. Approximately 100 participants are expected.
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
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