Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location: Dr. John Garang Mausoleum walking towards the U.S. Embassy located on Kololo Road. Currently outside the U.S. Embassy.

Event: Eye witness accounts estimated a crowd between 500 and 2,000 assembling this morning and moving towards the U.S. Embassy. There is no announced timeframe for the demonstration. The Embassy has been informed that anti-U.S. protests are organized in response to U.S. arms embargo.

  • The Embassy temporarily halted all walking movements.
  • Embassy personnel advised to avoid crowds and limit movements in the city during the protest.
  • The Embassy recommends refraining from visiting the Embassy at this time.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan
During business hours: +211-91-210-5188
After hours: +211-91-210-5107
Kololo Rd, Next to E.U. Compound, Juba, South Sudan

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

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