Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Istanbul

Location:  Beyoglu and Kadikoy Districts in Istanbul

Event: According to media reports,  LGBTQI+ groups in Istanbul will demonstrate in honor of Pride month on Sunday, June 26 in the Beyoglu and Kadikoy districts.  ​Authorities have deemed this demonstration illegal. U.S. citizens should avoid protests and demonstrations, which may become unpredictable and could become violent.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid areas around protests and demonstrations.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens.


U.S. Embassy (Ankara, Turkey)  

110 Ataturk Boulevard
Kavaklidere, 06100
Ankara, Turkey

U.S. Consulate General (Istanbul, Turkey)  

Poligon Mahallesi, Sariyer Caddesi No: 75
İstinye 34460 Sariyer- Istanbul / Turkey

U.S. Consulate (Adana, Turkey) 

Girne Bulvari No:212 Guzelevler Mah.

Yuregir, Adana – TÜRKİYE
Tel: +90-322-455-4100

U.S. Consular Agency (Izmir, Turkey)

State Department – Consular Affairs   

1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444