News Alerts

12 Oct 2018 | 08:58 PM UTC

Turkey: Demonstration planned in Istanbul October 13

Turkey News Alert

Demonstration planned in Galatasaray Square (Istanbul) on October 13; heightened security presence and road closures expected near the demonstration site

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/12/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/13/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Istanbul (Istanbul province)


The Saturday Mothers group is planning to stage a demonstration in Galatasaray Square in Istanbul (Istanbul province) from 12:00 (local time) on Saturday, October 13, to honor family members who vanished while detained by state authorities. A heightened security presence and road closures are expected near the demonstration site; clashes between demonstrators and security forces cannot be ruled out. Similar demonstrations are to be anticipated weekly in Istanbul in the near-term.


Individuals in Istanbul are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations and protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news