Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (1 July 2019)

Location:

  • Wan Chai
  • Golden Bauhinia Square
  • Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
    Admiralty
  • Central Government Complex of Hong Kong SAR
  • Tamar Park
  • Causeway Bay
  • Victoria Park

Event:
Media report a large turnout is expected for the pro-democracy march on the afternoon of Monday, July 1, from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to Hong Kong government facilities in Admiralty. Additionally, the Hong Kong government has closed the roads around the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and media report police have prohibited access to Golden Bauhinia Square.

Over the past several weeks, protests against the proposed changes to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance around the Central Government Complex of Hong Kong SAR intermittently turned confrontational.

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.

Assistance: