State of emergency in North Carolina, USA, after protests

Protests have become increasing tense and violent for the past two nights in Charlotte, North Carolina, in response to police shooting and killing an African-American man. A state of emergency has been declared.

Advice For Travellers

To minimize safety risk, avoid large public gatherings, rallies or demonstrations. If you notice a crowd gathering, leave the area. Peaceful situations can quickly and unexpectedly escalate and become violent.