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01 Jul 2020 | 05:23 PM UTC

South Africa: Protest expected at US consulate general in Cape Town on July 2

South Africa News Alert

Protest expected at US consulate general in Cape Town on July 2; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/1/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/3/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Cape Town


The US consulate general in Cape Town has issued a demonstration alert warning of a protest scheduled to be held outside the consulate on Thursday, July 2. Demonstrators are reportedly expected to gather near the consulate general in the Westlake area of the city between 13:00 and 16:00 (local time).

Thursday's demonstration is likely to draw a heavy police presence and cause localized disruptions in the area.


Those in Cape Town are advised to avoid the area around the US consulate general on Thursday afternoon, anticipate localized disruptions, and heed any directives issued by local authorities.


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