Acts of civil disobedience are expected to take place in Khartoum and potentially in other states over the coming days. This may include centralized or decentralized demonstrations, road blockages by protesters, and business closures. Security forces may close bridges. Unannounced protests and other acts of civil disobedience may continue to take place in the coming weeks, in addition to larger organized protests. Embassy personnel have been encouraged to work from home in the afternoon today, March 21st.
March 21st: Demonstrations are expected to form in the early afternoon throughout the Khartoum state and potentially other states, with specific protests expected in the Bahri neighborhood of Khartoum.
March 22nd and 23rd: Barricading is expected in the Khartoum metropolitan area from the hours of 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
March 24th: Demonstrations are expected to form in the early afternoon throughout the Khartoum state and potentially other states.
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.
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- State Department – Consular Affairs
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- Sudan Country Information
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