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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (Saturday, February 4, 2023)
February 4, 2023

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Event: The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a scheduled rally on Saturday, February 4, 2023, starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS).  Heavy traffic and police presence are expected along U.N. Drive and Tubman Blvd.  Road closures and traffic detours are anticipated throughout the day.

Additionally, today at 8:15 a.m., a large crowd was reported gathering at the intersection of Lynch Street and Tubman Blvd. preparing for tomorrow’s scheduled rally.  The crowd size and location have the potential to impact traffic along Tubman Blvd. throughout Friday.

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.