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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (July 30, 2021)
July 30, 2021

Demonstration Alert
U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur

 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.