Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Almaty – Thursday, April 21, 2022
Location: Gandhi Park, Almali District, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Event: A Kazakhstani government-approved demonstration is expected to take place on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 12:00 to 14:00 at Gandhi Park in Almali district, Almaty.
A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions, as well as internet network outages, are likely in the vicinity of the protests, should they materialize.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
For Assistance: If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency after-hours number for the U.S. Consulate General is +8 777 0072359.
For further information about security in Kazakhstan:
- U.S. Consulate Almaty – +7 (7272) 50-76-12/17
- Email: email@example.com
- Department of State – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Kazakhstan Country Information
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