Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Event: National Peoples Power (NPP) has announced plans for a protest today (June 8, 2023) in Colombo, starting at 10:00 AM near the Elections Commission in Rajagiriya. Approximately 3000 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
+94 11-202-8500 Phone
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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