Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (July 30, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (July 30, 2018)

Location: U.S. Embassy and other diplomatic facilities

Event: A march by the Black Monday group is scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2018.  This is a march in protest of farm murders and other violent crimes.  The City of Tshwane has issued a permit for 400 participants from 9:00 to 14:00.  Demonstrators are expected to protest at the Littleton SAPS station, the U.S. Embassy, the British High Commission, and the Australian High Commission.  Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are expected in the vicinity of the protest locations.

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.

Assistance: