Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy, Khartoum

Event and Location:

Acts of civil disobedience are expected to begin tonight, June 29th, and expand and continue through June 30th in the greater Khartoum area and throughout Sudan.  This may include centralized or decentralized demonstrations, road blockages by protesters, and business closures.  Security forces are expected to close bridges and communications networks may be disabled.  Unannounced protests and other acts of civil disobedience may continue to take place, in addition to larger organized protests.  Most embassy personnel are required to work from home on June 30th and all are strongly encouraged to limit all non-essential travel.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • 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.