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Routine Message – U.S. Consulate General Naha (Oct. 20)
October 20, 2023

Location: U.S. Consulate General Naha

Event: A planned protest by the Citizens Group Against Worldwide War is scheduled to take place Friday, October 20, 2023, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Approximately 30 protesters are expected. Although police expect the demonstration to be peaceful, anyone traveling in or near the protest location should take caution.

The U.S. Consulate General will be at minimal staffing during the protest.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a low profile
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.

U.S. citizens requiring emergency consular assistance can call 098-876-7211. 


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