Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Jerusalem for the West Bank (February 27, 2018)

Location: Anti-American protests or demonstrations are expected throughout the West Bank on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Event: Due to anticipated protests/demonstrations, the U.S. Consulate General is prohibiting official travel into the West Bank on February 28, 2018. Employees of the U.S. Consulate General and their family members continue to be prohibited from personal travel into the West Bank except for the use of Route 443.  You may want to consider this information when making your own local travel plans.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the protests/demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.