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Alert: Demonstration Outside U.S. Embassy (January 28, 2022)
January 27, 2022

Demonstration Alert
U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur 


Location: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

Event:  A scheduled demonstration on January 28, 2022 at Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

A protest is scheduled to occur on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

Beginning at 2:00 PM on January 28, 2022, the U.S. Embassy front entrance will be closed to all pedestrian traffic until the completion of the demonstration.  

There is no indication that this demonstration will become violent, but the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that the nature of protests can change quickly and with little warning.  U.S. citizens are urged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security alerts.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid the front entrance of the U.S. Embassy beginning at 2:00 PM for the duration of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.