Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Gathering points may include, but are not limited to, the following locations and their vicinities in Khartoum, Sudan:

  • Khartoum University Mosque
  • Khartoum Grand Mosque
  • Said Almorsaleem Mosque
  • Presidential Palace

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place July 17, 2020. Exact start times are unknown. Bridges connecting Khartoum to Omdurman and North Khartoum are expected to be closed. Roads around Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters and the Presidential Palace are also expected to be closed.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas through July 17, 2020.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid non-essential travel.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.