There is a demonstration scheduled for tomorrow, November 16, 2021.
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Event: The Samagi Jana Balawegaya political party is organizing an assembly and possible march on November 16 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at either Hyde Park or Victoria Park. 5000-6000 people are expected to attend.
U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid the area.
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 – Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 249-8500 Phone
+94 077-725-6307 Phone (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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