Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

May 21, 2021

Location:  Paris, Place de la Republique. 

Event:  Overlapping demonstrations with a potential for disruption are expected to take place on Saturday, May 22, beginning at 1:00 p.m.  The first protest is by the Pan-African diaspora against the France-Afrique summit.  A second protest, in support of Palestine, is expected to begin at 3:00 p.m., partway through the first protest.  Additional demonstrations in other major cities in France are also planned.

Actions to Take:

·     Avoid the areas of the demonstrations

·     Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests

·     Monitor local media for updates

·     Be aware of your surroundings

·     Keep a low profile

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language French media at the following:

·     http://www.france24.com/en/

·     http://en.rfi.fr/france/

·     https://www.thelocal.fr

Assistance

U.S. Embassy Paris, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

CitizenInfo@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Marseille, France 
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

CitizenInfoMarseille@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General Strasbourg, France

+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

USAStrasbourg@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

France Country Specific Information

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