Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Pretoria (October 25, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Pretoria:

  • Pretoria Art Museum
  • Pretorius Street
  • U.S. Embassy Pretoria

Event:  Demonstrations are expected outside the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 11:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M.  The groups intend to protest against the U.S. Government.  Disruptions to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic are likely in the vicinity of the protest.  Local police will be present and traffic and pedestrian disruptions are expected.

Embassy staff  have been advised to avoid the Embassy front visitors parking area.

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.