Alert: Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Location: Announced demonstrations include, but are not limited to, the following places in Jordan:

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place in Jordan on Friday, May 21, 2021 in response to the ongoing conflict in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank.  Recent demonstrations have been generally peaceful, but there is always potential for violence.  The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid these locations on Friday, May 21 due to the demonstrations. 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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