Location: Addis Ababa
Event: The U.S. Embassy is monitoring calls on social media for protests at several locations around Addis Ababa over the next few days. These include a demonstration against U.S. sanctions and foreign influence in Ethiopia tomorrow, Sunday May 30, at the stadium and Meskel Square areas from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Road closures in the area could begin as early as 6:00 a.m. and may last into the early afternoon. Heavy police presence is expected.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for breaking news on such events;
- Avoid large crowds and demonstrations;
- Be aware of your surroundings;
- Keep a low profile.
U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251-111-306-911 or 011-130-6000 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Ethiopia Country Information
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