Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Norway (July 14, 2021)

Location: Embassy of Cuba in Oslo

Event: The U.S. Embassy has been advised of demonstrations taking place at the Embassy of Cuba in Oslo, located at Oscars Gate 78B, on Wednesday, July 14 through Sunday, July 18.

Demonstrations are expected to continue throughout the weekend and may increase in size. Previous demonstrations have been peaceful, and Oslo Police will be present.

Although most demonstrations in Oslo are coordinated with local police and remain peaceful, please be advised that even demonstrations expected to be non-violent are unpredictable, can quickly turn confrontational, and can escalate into violence. Therefore, please avoid all demonstrators.

If you are a victim of a crime or feel threatened, please call the police emergency number 112 for immediate assistance.

Actions to consider:

  • Avoid the area during demonstrations.
  • Remain vigilant and aware of your general surroundings. Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or demonstrations.
  • When driving, choose alternate routes to avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Follow instructions from police and government authorities.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway
+(47) 2130-8540
OsloACS@state.gov
https://no.usembassy.gov/
State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Norway Country Information
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