May 27, 2022
There is a possible demonstration march starting at 2 PM tomorrow (May 28) at Kollupitiya Junction and ending at the President’s Residence.
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
There is a possible demonstration march starting at 2 PM tomorrow (May 28) at Kollupitiya Junction and ending at the President’s Residence. The group is expected to march north along Galle Face Road and gather at Galle Face Green in the evening with music and cultural activities. The protest is expected to draw large numbers of people and may cause road closures and congestion.
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 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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