Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa

April 26, 2021

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of a protest scheduled for Monday, April 26, 2021, at 10:00 am at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria.

The Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  The Embassy would like to recommend avoiding the areas of demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  •  Monitor local media for updates.