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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 13, 2023)
March 13, 2023

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Event: The Embassy has received reports of a demonstration, and counterdemonstration forming near the University of Liberia campus, and information indicating that the road leading past the Executive Mansion has been closed to vehicular traffic. Additionally, traffic is reported to be heavier along Tubman Blvd via the Capitol Bypass, in both directions.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas surrounding the demonstration 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.