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Demonstration Alert –  U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (April 22, 2021)
April 23, 2021

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

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of a protest scheduled for Friday, April 23, 2021, at 9:00 am at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria.

U.S. citizens are reminded that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Embassy Pretoria recommends that U.S. citizens avoid 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.


United States Embassy to the Republic of South Africa
(Note: The Embassy does not provide consular services)
877 Pretorius Street
Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: 012-431-4000 (outside South Africa: +27-12-431-4000)
Facebook: www.facebook.com/USEmbassySA/