Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Durban (June 7, 2018)

Location:   Durban Central Business District (CBD)

Events:      Planned protest and night vigil for former President Jacob Zuma (June 7-8, 2018)

There will be a night vigil at Albert Park starting at 18:00 on June 7th, 2018, and will continue through the night into the following morning.  The protest is expected to begin at 07:30 and reach the Durban High Court no later than 08:30.  The commencement of the court appearance is scheduled for 09:00.  The route of the planned protest is from King Dinizulu Gardens (Botha’s Gardens)  along Dr. Pixley Kaseme Street to Dr. Yusuf Dadoo Street and end in a cordoned off area opposite the High Court.

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.