Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur (May 20, 2021)

U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur
Demonstration Alert
May 20, 2021 

Location: U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur 

Event:  An scheduled demonstration on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur on May 21, 2021.

A protest against the U.S. government is scheduled to occur the afternoon of Friday, May 21, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM on Jalan Tun Razak in front of the U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur.

Beginning at noon on May 21, 2021, 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 12:00 PM for the duration of the demonstration.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

 

 Assistance:
 U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur