Demonstation Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Event:  National elections are scheduled for Tuesday, December 8, 2020.  During the election season frequent demonstrations and rallies, both planned and spontaneous, are likely, and there is a heightened risk of violence.  Rallies are planned for Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6 and may disrupt traffic in the greater Monrovia area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas surrounding the demonstration or gathering locations.  Even peaceful demonstrations may turn violent.
  • Avoid large crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Keep a low profile.