Location: U.S. Embassy Nicosia on Metochiou and Ploutarchou Street, Nicosia.
Event: The United Democratic Youth Organization (EDON) has planned a demonstration today, June 5, at the U.S. Embassy Chancery Building at 7:00 p.m. to protest civil rights issues in the United States. There are expected to be approximately 40 protesters near the Embassy’s North Gate, and the protest is expected to conclude after 30 minutes. Cyprus National Police will be present.
The U.S. Embassy will continue to monitor the situation and will send an update if new information arises.
Note: The U.S. Embassy will be closed on Monday, June 8 in observance of Holy Spirit Day.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid large gatherings.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
- U.S. Embassy Nicosia, Cyprus web page
+357 2239-3939 (after hours; wait for recorded message, then press 0)
- State Department – Consular Affairs Cyprus Country Information
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444.
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