Embassy of India
Advisory for the Indian Community
There are reports that large scale political demonstrations are planned for 6-7 August 2016. The reports do not suggest any particular location, but demonstrations could possibly occur in Bahirdar and Debre Tabor downs in Amhara, and towns in Oromia Region including districts in rural areas. There may be increased presence of security forces in these areas including in Addis Ababa.
As the situation may escalate Indian nationals are advised to be alert and vigilant about their personal safety. One should check and assess the local security situation before considering any travel to these areas. Moreover, people should avoid large crowds and remain vigilant at all times.
To communicate on this subject with the Embassy, the Indian nationals may write to email@example.com or call on general telephone line 011-1235538-41 or after office hours contact mobile number 0911 506 871.”
Dated : 05.08.2016