Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Johannesburg, South Africa

Location:  U.S. Consulate General Johannesburg

Event:  A demonstration by the South African Justice League Foundation (SAJLF) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at the U.S. Consulate in Johannesburg.  The City of Johannesburg has issued a permit for 100 participants, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.  The protesters plan to gather in Sandhurst at the intersection of Sandton Drive and Rivonia Road, on the side of the U.S. Consulate.  Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Regularly-scheduled visa and American Citizen Services appointments will take place during morning hours only.

Actions to Take:

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