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02 Feb 2019 | 10:08 PM UTC

Turkey: Demonstration planned in Istanbul February 3

Turkey News Alert

Demonstration planned at Bakirköy Freedom Square (Istanbul) on February 3; heightened security presence and road closures expected near the demonstration site

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/2/2019, 1:00 AM until 2/4/2019, 12:59 AM (Asia/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Turkey, Istanbul

Event

The Democratic Regions Party (DBP) and the People's Democratic Party (HDP) are planning to stage a demonstration in Bakirköy Freedom Square (Republic Square) in Istanbul beginning at 13:00 (local time) on Sunday, February 3, in support of Kurdish political leader Abdullah Öcalan, held in prison by Turkish authorities since 1999. A heightened security presence and road closures are expected near the demonstration site; clashes between demonstrators and security forces cannot be ruled out.

Advice

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.

 

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