Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location: Yangon, Burma

Event: A demonstration in support of two convicted Reuters journalists is planned for between 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 16 in downtown Yangon at Maha Bandula Park.

Though the demonstration is expected to be peaceful, U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid this area during the demonstration.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid this demonstration and Maha Bandula Park during this time.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma
+95-1-536-509
ACSRangoon@state.gov
https://mm.usembassy.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Burma Country Information
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