Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Location: Capitol Hill Area, Monrovia, Liberia

Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on Friday, June 7, 2019, beginning in the morning and possibly continuing the next day.  A group known as The Council of Patriots is organizing the demonstration.

U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid the area, including rescheduling flights in or out of Roberts International Airport on June 7 and 8, as traffic jams may affect travel to and from the airport.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.