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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur September 15, 2023
September 15, 2023

Location: Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Event: A scheduled demonstration on September 16, 2023, in the area of Kampung Baru in Kuala Lumpur.

A demonstration is scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 16, 2023, in the Kampung Baru area (northwest of the Petronas Towers).  There may be increased police presence and traffic in the city center.

U.S. citizens should exercise caution when nearby.  There is no indication that these demonstrations will become violent, but the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that the nature of demonstrations 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: 

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstration
  • Be aware of your surroundings.