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Planned Demonstration Near U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – December 26, 2023 through December 31, 2023
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December 26, 2023

Demonstration Alert
U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
December 26, 2023

 

Subject: Planned Demonstration Near U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – December 26, 2023 through December 31, 2023

Location: Near U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur at the Menara See Hoy Chan building, 374, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur.

Event: A demonstration is scheduled for six days starting on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at 20:00, near the front of the U.S. Embassy, in front of the Menara See Hoy Chan building. Demonstrators plan to hold demonstration activities each day/evening and may stay in the area overnight. The demonstration is scheduled to conclude on the evening of December 31, 2023. U.S. citizens should monitor local media for updates. At this time the U.S. Embassy does not anticipate an interruption to routine services.

There is no indication at this time that this demonstration will become violent, but the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that the nature of protests can change quickly and with little warning. Please remember that it is illegal for non-Malaysians to participate in demonstrations in Malaysia.

U.S. citizens are urged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security alerts.

 

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid areas where demonstrators have gathered.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

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