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Security Alert: Juba (South Sudan), Unconfirmed Demonstrations on May 16

Africa > South Sudan > Juba

Location: Juba

Event: Unconfirmed calls for demonstrations in Juba have been reported for Thursday, May 16 starting in Freedom Square. There has been an increase in security forces throughout Juba. Road closures and impeded traffic flow could

U.S. Embassy personnel movements will be restricted from Wednesday evening until Friday morning

Actions to Take:

  •  Avoid affected areas prior to, during, and immediately after any
  • Use caution and avoid movement during hours of darkness.
  • Avoid large crowds. Even peaceful gatherings can turn violent.
  • Plan your travel accordingly.
  • Monitor local news.
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times.


U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan
During business hours: +211-91-210-5188
Afterhours: +211-91-210-5107
Kololo Rd, Next to E.U. Compound, Juba, South Sudan

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
South Sudan Country Information
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