Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Khartoum (Sudan), Planned Civil Disobedience

The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum informs U.S. citizens of the planned civil disobedience that is to begin on Monday, December 19, 2016. U.S. citizens should expect additional police presence during this time and many stores and other establishments may be closed. However, the planned civil disobedience is expected to be non-violent in nature.

U.S. citizens are reminded to be cognizant of their surroundings and to avoid approaching, observing, or participating in any protest activity. U.S. citizens are also reminded to be vigilant in their homes and when traveling.

Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings; and monitor local news stations for updates. Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council