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

Location:
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

Event:
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.

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