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Alert: Planned Demonstration Near U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – January 13, 2024
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Demonstration Alert
U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
January 11, 2024

 

Subject: Planned Demonstration Near U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur – January 13, 2024

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 on Saturday, January 13 at 12:00 near the front of the U.S. Embassy, in front of the Menara See Hoy Chan building. U.S. citizens should monitor local media for updates. Currently, 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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