Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Cape Town, South Africa (February 15, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Cape Town, South Africa (February 15, 2018)

Location: U.S. Consulate Cape Town

Event: The South African Communist Party (SACP) has scheduled a demonstration for Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the U.S. Consulate in Cape Town. The demonstration is in protest of U.S. policy toward Israel. The City of Cape Town has issued a permit for 50 participants.

According to the approved plan, the protesters will gather on the Steenberg Road sidewalk next to the Consulate. The protesters are scheduled to gather at 11:00 a.m. and disperse at 1:00 p.m.

The Consulate will remain open for business during the demonstration.

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.

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