Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Subject: Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria (April 2)

Location: Througout Algeria

Event: There maybe public gatherings throughout the country in response to the announcement of President Bouteflika’s resignation. U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid large gatherings and rallying points for demonstrations.
  • Monitor media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of demonstrations, even if they appear peaceful.
  • Review personal security plans. For planning resources, go to the following State Department website.

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