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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Almaty
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. 

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