Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Adana, Turkey (March 2, 2018)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Adana : Mimar Sinan Acik Hava Amfisi (Mimar Sinan Open Air Theatre)   Mustafa Kemal Pasa Bulvari ( Mustafa Kemal Pasa Boulevard) Ugur Mumcu Meydani (Train Station Square) at Ziyapasa Bulvari Event: A potentially large demonstration is expected to take place ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate Adana

Adana, Turkey February 23, 2018 Location: The intersection of 62003 Sokak and Ordu Caddesi streets, Resatbey neighborhood, Adana. Gatherings may occur in other locations throughout Adana. Event: A protest is slated to begin on February 24, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas during the demonstration. Actions to Take: ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Adana, Turkey (Jan 29, 2018)

Location: Girne Bulvari, in front of the U.S. Consulate Adana. Event: Demonstration expected to take place on January 29 beginning at 12:30 p.m. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas during the demonstration. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Public Protests at U.S. Consulate General Istanbul

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey December 20, 2017 The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Turkey is aware that today at 11:00 a.m., a worker’s union will hold a small protest in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul. We urge U.S. citizens to avoid all protests, especially those in the area of the U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Public Protests at U.S. Consulate General Istanbul 

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Public Protests at U.S. Consulate General Istanbul  December 13, 2017 The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Turkey is aware that today at 2:00 p.m., a group of approximately 300 or more people will have a protest in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at the U.S. Consulate General Istanbul on September 11, 2017

The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that a demonstration is being organized outside U.S. Consulate General Istanbul this afternoon at approximately 3:00 p.m. Demonstrations and large events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and sometimes violent.  We advise U.S. citizens to avoid large political gatherings, protests, and demonstrations, and depart the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Swan Park, Ankara on Saturday, August 5

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a group called “Justice for Women” has announced that it will gather for a demonstration in Swan Park (Kugulu Park) in Ankara on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. Even gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Adana, July 14, 2017

The U.S. Consulate in Adana informs U.S. citizens that the Anatolian Youth Union (AGD) has announced a demonstration in Adana at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017.  AGD has announced that participants will gather at the Adana Asri Cemetery at 6 p.m. on July 14, 2017.  The demonstrators will then proceed eastward, travelling past ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Adana, April 22

U.S. Consulate Adana informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at Atatürk Park at 17:30 on April 22, 2017. The Furkan Foundation will hold the demonstration and press statement in opposition to the cancellation of a religious program to celebrate Prophet Muhammed Week and holy nights. Authorities are expecting approximately 300-500 ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Planned Today in Fatih District at Sarachane Park

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul – March 18, 2017 Demonstrations are being planned in Istanbul’s Fatih district at Sarachane Park this afternoon at approximately 1500 hours to protest airstrikes near Aleppo, Syria.  This demonstration is expected to be peaceful, but also likely to involve anti-Western/American sentiment and could possibly inspire additional demonstrations throughout Istanbul with little or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Adana

February 8 Consulate of the United States of America Adana, Turkey The U.S. Consulate in Adana informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration around Ataturk Park in Adana on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 between 1630 and 1830. Even gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. We advise U.S. citizens to exercise ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Mersin

U.S. Consulate Adana, Turkey Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Mersin December 22, 2016 The U.S. Consulate in Adana informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration will take place in Mersin on Saturday, December 24 beginning at 12 noon. The demonstration is against recent terror attacks in Turkey and will begin at Tevfik Sirri Gur ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Adana, November 25

The U.S. Consulate in Adana informs U.S. citizens that a march is expected to take place between Ataturk Park and Inonu Park in Adana starting at 18:00pm this evening. Supporters of the Adana women’s platform will protest the State of Emergency. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Expected Near Taksim, Sisli and Tarlabasi in Istanbul (November 5, 2016)

The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that demonstrations related to the arrests of Peoples’ Liberation Party (HDP) leadership are expected starting this afternoon and continuing into the evening in the vicinity of Taksim, Sisli Mosque Square and Tarlabasi in Istanbul. Further demonstrations may occur in other locations throughout Istanbul with little ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Adana, November 4

The U.S. Consulate in Adana informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place at Ataturk Park and Inonu Park in Adana throughout the day on Friday, November 4th, 2016. Supporters of the HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) will protest the detention of HDP parliamentarians, including co-chairs Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ. Even demonstrations intended ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Adana, November 1

Consulate of the United States of America Adana, Turkey U.S. Consulate Adana informs U.S. citizens that several demonstrations are expected to take place in Adana as outlined below. 1 November 2016 – 17:30 –  CHP  (Republican People’s Party) will hold a demonstration at Inonu Park. 1 November 2016 – 18:00 –  KESK (Confederation of Public ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Adana, October 28

U.S. Consulate Adana informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at Inonu Park, Adana, at 11:00 on Friday, October 28th, 2016. HDP- People’s Democracy Party- will hold a press statement and sit-in protest with the participation of the HDP officials to protest the government. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Information on Potential Terrorist Operations in Istanbul

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul — Istanbul, Turkey October 22, 2016 Security Message: Update on Potential Terrorist Operations in Istanbul The U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul advises U.S. citizens that extremist groups are continuing aggressive efforts to attack Americans and/or other foreigners in Istanbul. These attacks may be pre-planned or could occur with little or no ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Labor Confederation Rallies, Kurtulus Meydani and Kolej Meydani in Ankara, on October 15

Embassy of the United States of America — Ankara, Turkey October 13, 2016 Labor Confederation Rallies, Kurtulus Meydani and Kolej Meydani in Ankara, on October 15 U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a group of labor unions have announced rallies at two different locations in Ankara on October 15, 2016. The rallies are set ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Memorial Commemoration of the Bombing Near the Ankara Train Station on October 10

Embassy of the United States of America — Ankara, Turkey October 8, 2016 Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Memorial Commemoration of the Bombing Near the Ankara Train Station, Ankara Train Station, on October 10 U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that an unofficial memorial ceremony, marking the one year anniversary of the bombing of a ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Adana, October 5

Consulate of the United States of America Adana, Turkey U.S. Consulate Adana informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at Ataturk Park, Adana, at 18:00 on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016. Several NGOs and Unions will hold the demonstration to protest against the Turkish Government. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Demonstrations in Swan Park Area on March 18, 2016

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that information on social media calls for a demonstration or rally in the Swan Park area at the confluence of Ataturk Boulevard and Cinnah Street at 6 p.m. today, March 18.  There is a potential for large crowds, traffic disruptions and unpredictable conditions. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful ...
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Protests near Middle East Technical University and Guven Park in Kizilay on March 12, 2016

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that spontaneous demonstrations to protest the death of Berkin Elvan during the 2013 Gezi Park events are expected to take place tomorrow, March 12, throughout Ankara, specifically near Middle East Technical University and Guven Park in Kizilay square. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations planned on Istiklal Street in Istanbul

The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that demonstrations are planned for this evening on Istiklal Street near the Galatasaray area of Istanbul. Several hundred people are expected to gather in protest of the recent developments regarding free media. The U.S. Consulate General reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large events intended ...
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International Women’s Day Celeberation at Kolej Square and Kizilay on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 12:00

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a large gathering is expected to take place in the area of Kolej Square and Kizilay in Ankara on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.  The purpose for the gathering is to celebrate International Women’s Day.  We anticipate a large crowd. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Demonstration Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest activity planned this evening in Galatasaray area of Istanbul

The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that protrst activity is expected this evening in the Istiklal Avenue and Galatasaray area of Istanbul. The U.S. Consulate General reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational.  We advise U.S. citizens to avoid large political gatherings, protests, and ...
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HKP Rally outside the U.S. Embassy and HDP Party Convention in Balgat at 14:00, Saturday, January 23, 2016

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that the Marxist-Leninist group People’s Liberation Party (HKP) encourages its members to rally outside the U.S. Embassy on Saturday January 23 around 2:00 PM to protest the U.S. Vice President’s visit to Turkey.  The Turkish National Police plan to provide coverage. Separately, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), one of ...
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Demonstration in front of the French Embassy on Paris Caddesi at 12:30, Friday, January 8, 2016

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place in front of the French Embassy on Paris Caddesi at 12:30 today, Friday, January 8, 2016. We do not know the expected size of the protest, or its expected duration. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into ...
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Demonstration at the old Sumberbank building in Konak, Izmir on Demcember 29, 2015

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at the old Sumerbank Building in Konak, Izmir at 12:00p.m. on Tuesday, December 29, 2015.  DISK (The Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions), KESK (The Confederation of Public Employees’ Trade Unions),and TMMOB (The Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects) will ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations planned in Galatasaray Square in Istanbul

U.S. Consulate General Istanbul informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration scheduled to take place in Galatasaray Square on December 25, 2015 at 1900 hours. The demonstration is expected to be a peaceful protest against Turkey’s reported steps to re-establish diplomatic ties with Israel. The U.S. Consulate General encourages U.S. citizens to exercise caution and to ...
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Demonstration at Middle East Technical University on December 16, 2015

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at the Middle East Technical University (METU) at 14:30 on Thursday, December 17, 2015. METU students will be protesting with the stated purpose of showing their solidarity with the Kurdish people. We anticipate possible large crowds to ‎attend. Even demonstrations intended ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations planned in Beyoglu District in Istanbul

The U.S. Consulate General Istanbul informs U.S. citizens of protest activity planned for the next several days on Istiklal Caddesi in Istanbul, near a number of diplomatic missions in the Beyoglu District. Today, December 10, a demonstration against Russia’s actions in Turkey and Syria will start at approximately 8:00 p.m. outside the Consulate General of ...
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Notice for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations at Istanbul

The U.S. Consulate General would like to inform U.S. citizens that demonstrations are planned throughout Istanbul Saturday, Dec. 5 afternoon starting at 12:00 p.m. There will be an HDP-organized rally in Ak Saray Square and surrounding neighborhoods in the Fatih district, as well as demonstrations throughout Galata, Kadikoy, and the Haydarpasa transport terminal, protesting curfews ...
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AK Party Women Branches Congress will be held at the Ankara Arena on December 5, 2015

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that the AK Party Women Branches Congress will be held at the Ankara Arena (intersection of Hipodrum Caddesi and Cumhuriyet Caddesi, across from the TCDD Train Station) on Saturday, December 5.  We anticipate the size of the event to be up to several thousand people.  Due to heightened security ...
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Notice for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations Today in Taksim, Galatasaray, and Kadikoy

Demonstrations in response to the killing of the head of the Diyarbakir Bar Association are expected to begin this afternoon and last throughout the evening in Taksim, Galatasaray and Kadikoy in Istanbul. The U.S. Consulate General encourages U.S. citizens to exercise caution and to avoid the area if possible. The U.S. Consulate General reminds U.S. ...
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Protests near the Spanish Embassy on November 27 and 28, 2015

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that a protest is expected to take place near the Spanish Embassy in Cankaya, Ankara on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity ...
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Notice for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Russian Consulate

Currently, there is a demonstration in front of the Russian Consulate on Istiklal Caddesi in the Taksim area of Istanbul. The demonstration may continue through Wednesday, Nov. 25. We encourage U.S. citizens to exercise caution and to avoid the area if possible. The U.S. Consulate General reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations and large events intended ...
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Demonstrations in Antalya Coinciding with the G-20 on November 15, 2015

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that there are reports of several planned demonstrations in Antalya coinciding with the G20.  We anticipate large crowds to attend. Protests are expected to concentrate in the city’s center including Cumhuriyet Square, Metropolitan Municipality, Aydin Kanza Park, and Dikilli Village Square in Belek area, an area located 5 km. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Front of the Consulate

On November 8 between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul expects a non-violent demonstration in advance of the G-20 summit at the consulate building by the Turkish Youth Union (TGB). Please exercise caution and avoid the area if possible. We strongly urge U.S. citizens to avoid demonstrations and large gatherings. Even ...
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Demonstrations and Road Closures October 29-31

U.S. Embassy Ankara informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place at Tandogan Square, near the Tandogan metro station, starting at 12:00 on Thursday, October 29. The Nation Party (Vatan Partisi) in Ankara will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of protesting against terrorism. We anticipate large crowds to attend. Also, a ceremony ...
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Demonstration planned for October 25, 2015 at Ankara Arena Sports Hall in Ulus

The Confederation of Public Employees Unions (Memur-Sen) will celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Sunday, October 25.  The celebration ceremonies will be held at Ankara Arena Sports Hall at 17:00 hrs. Starting at 12:00 on Sunday, the following roads will be closed to traffic: Train station cross road of Cumhuriyet Road Baruthane crossing (Its entry and exit) Hippodrome ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration (October 23, 2015)

The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens that on Sunday, October 25, 2015, a political rally organized by the AKP is scheduled to take place in Yenikapi Park from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. According to local police, the rally is expected to heavily attended, and will likely cause road closures, ferry terminal closures, and ...
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