Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (May 10, 2018)
Location: Moroccan Embassy, Pretoria, Corner of Farenden and Francis Baard streets
Event: Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) announced a possible protest action by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) at the Moroccan Embassy located on the corner of Farheden and Francis Baard streets, taking place today, May 10, 2018. According to media reports, the EFF is planning for 10,000 of their members to participate in this protest. Heavy congestion and road closures are expected. The EFF have not received permission or a permit from the Tshwane Metro Police to conduct this protest and Police presence for the protest is unknown.
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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