On 13 February 2020, the U.S. Consulate in Cape Town issued a Demonstration Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Near the Steenberg Road entrance gate, U.S. Consulate General, Cape Town

“Event: On Friday, February 14 between 11:00am and 12:00pm, a group plans to hold a demonstration outside the Steenberg Road entrance gate. Although local police will be present, disruptions to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic are likely in the vicinity of the demonstration.

“The Consulate General will be open during normal business hours.”