Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (31 August 2018)
Location: Yangon, Burma
Event: A demonstration and march in support of two Reuters journalists on trial in Yangon will take place tomorrow, September 1st, at 3:00 P.M. in Yangon. The march will begin at Butaryone Bus Stop, Insein Road, head south on Insein Road to Hledan Junction, and then turn north towards Inya Lake on Pyay Road. The march will finish at 6:00 P.M. in the vicinity of the Tadar Phyu Bus Stop.
U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid this area during the demonstration.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid this demonstration and the area, as outlined above.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444