Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (October 22, 2019) Location:  Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event:  Hefazat-e-Islam plans to conduct nationwide protests on October 22, 2019. Local authorities expect a gathering of Hefazat-e-Islam supporters nationwide on October 22, 2019.  There is a possibility, however, of some disruption and delays in vehicle and pedestrian traffic throughout ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (February 11, 2019)  Location: Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh, and surrounding areas Event: Bishwa Ijtema, the world’s second-largest Muslim gathering, will be held in Bangladesh February 15 – 18, 2019.  Bishwa Ijtema will be held on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi.  The main gathering point is approximately 3km north of ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Dhaka

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (September 27, 2018)  Location: Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event: Local media sources are reporting that both the Awami League (AL) and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are planning to hold rallies on Saturday, September 29, 2018. According to media reports, the AL rally will be held ... Read More»

Security Alert

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 14, 2018)  Location: Dhaka, and potentially other cities in Bangladesh Event: Bangla New Year (Pohela Baishakh) is an all-day event observed on April 14.  This celebration is especially popular in the Ramna, Dhaka University, and Suhrawardy Uddayan areas of Dhaka.  Vehicular and pedestrian traffic patterns are likely ... Read More»
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