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Security Alert – January 27, 2023

Event:  A pro-regime rally will be held on February 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Mahabandoola Park, Kayuktada township. Regime supporters plan to gather at Thamada Cinema and will march along Sule Pagoda Road to their destination, Mahabandoola Park. Anti-democratic speeches, as well as traffic disruptions, are expected as sources anticipate more than 2,000 ...
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Restricted Traffic in Rangoon

Alert: U.S. Embassy Rangoon – December 28, 2022 Location: Downtown Rangoon Event: Restricted Traffic in Rangoon The Embassy has received reports the military regime will close a stretch of Pyay Road between Bagaya and Pyi Htaung Su  Yeik Tha Road  on January 1st between midnight until January 2nd 09:00 a.m. to practice for their Independence Day military parade.  They ...
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Demonstration Alert: December 28, 2022

Event: There are reports of a possible peaceful protest in front of U.S. Embassy Rangoon on December 28, 2022, at approximately 1000 hours. All are reminded to travel cautiously in Yangon and maintain a heightened situational awareness.  If you observe something suspicious or dangerous, move away and report it to law enforcement as soon as it ...
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Security Update: December 23, 2022

Security Update: December 23, 2022 EVENT: We anticipate potential increases in attacks, targeted shootings, or explosions during upcoming holidays, including Burmese Independence Day and Union Day. Given increased security force presence and possible retaliatory action and out of an abundance of caution, Americans are to maintain a heightened situational awareness and avoid unnecessary movements on ...
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Security Update:  December 20, 2022 

Security Update:  December 20, 2022  EVENT: We anticipate potential increases in attacks, targeted shootings, or explosions during upcoming holidays, including Burmese Independence Day and Union Day.  Given increased security force presence and possible retaliatory action and out of an abundance of caution, Americans are to maintain a heightened situational awareness and avoid unnecessary movements on ...
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