Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests outside U.S. Embassy on February 2, 2017

United States Embassy Dublin, Ireland

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests outside U.S. Embassy on February 2, 2017

February 1, 2017

Embassy Dublin informs U.S. citizens that a protest in opposition to the U.S. President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals is planned for the evening of February 2nd outside the U.S. Embassy in Dublin.  The exact number of participants is unknown but may exceed 1,000.

Even protests intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates.  Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

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