Demonstration Alert – A Protest on May 27, 2023, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

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: