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May 13, 2022

Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Norway

Location: U.S. Embassy Oslo

Event: The U.S. Embassy has been advised of a demonstration taking place near the Embassy in Oslo on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 13:00 – 15:00.

Oslo Police will be present.

Demonstrations on Saturday are expected to begin at 13:00 and continue until 15:00.

The start times and number of demonstrators involved in demonstrations are variable.  Furthermore, while most demonstrations are coordinated with local police and remain peaceful, even demonstrations expected to be non-violent are unpredictable and can escalate into violence.  Accordingly, U.S. citizens are advised to proceed with caution and consider avoiding the area.

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.
  • Follow instructions from police and government authorities.