U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
July 30, 2021
Location: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Event: A scheduled demonstration at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2021
A demonstration against the Malaysian government is scheduled to occur in Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2021.
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 Merdeka Square beginning at 11:00 AM on July 31, 2021 for the duration of the demonstration.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds.
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
Phone number: +603-2168-5000
Email address: KLACS@state.gov
Embassy website: https://my.usembassy.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Malaysia Country Information
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