Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden

Location:  Sweden

Event:  This weekend marks May 1, a traditional day for both celebration and demonstrations in Sweden.  With many demonstrations planned and in light of recent events, as a general precaution we remind all citizens to remain vigilant if in the area of protests and demonstrations as these events can be unpredictable and quickly turn violent.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid areas where demonstrations are expected.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile and be aware of your surroundings.

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