Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (January 6, 2020)

Location: Demonstrations are possible in the greater Monrovia area.

Event: Demonstrations could take place January 6 on different issues facing Liberians.  A heavy police presence and/or road closures are possible.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the areas of the demonstration; even events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.
  • Exercise caution if you are unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Keep a low profile.