Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (11 June 2019)

Demonstration Alert

According to media reports, there may be demonstrations in Hong Kong on Wednesday, June 12.  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Hong Kong:

  • Admiralty
  • Central Government Complex of Hong Kong SAR
  • Tamar Park

Demonstrations may take place on June 12 beginning in the morning hours.  The groups intend to protest the proposed changes to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance.  Protests on June 9 were overwhelmingly peaceful, but isolated clashes between a small minority of the protesters and the police took place in the early hours of the following morning.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.