Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Media Reporting Possible Large-Scale Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Cambodia that multiple media sources are reporting an increase in political tensions and the possibility of large-scale demonstrations in and around Phnom Penh over the coming days.

U.S. citizens are reminded of the Embassy's existing guidance that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and have the potential to escalate into violence without warning. The U.S. Embassy recommends you avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests or demonstrations and immediately leave any area where there are large gatherings. You should remain alert of local security developments by monitoring local news reports, exercising vigilance regarding your preparedness and personal security, remaining aware of your surroundings, and planning your activities accordingly. Please follow the guidance below to receive the most updated security information from the U.S. Embassy.

Source: U.S. Department of State