Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia, May 26, 2023
Location: At and around Freedom Monument in Riga.
Event: A protest against the Government of Latvia will take place tomorrow, May 27, 2023 at and around Freedom Monument, and will begin at 15:00. It is planned to last until 17:00.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
- Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
- Monitor local media for updates
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Keep a low profile
- Notify friends and family of your safety
U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Latvian media at the following:
- LETA wire news service: @letanewsen, www.leta.lv/eng