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Demonstration Alert: Demonstration in Maltepe, Istanbul on May 21

Location: Maltepe Orhangazi City Park, Istanbul Event: A large demonstration organized by the opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) party is scheduled to take place in Maltepe, on the Asian side of Istanbul, Saturday evening, May 21.  The Turkish National Police have used measures. including water cannons, tear gas, and non-lethal projectiles, to control crowds at ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last Updated: May 10, 2022  New Updates:  Turkish Ministry of Health announced on April 26, 2022 that masks are only required indoors in public and education transportation vehicles and health institutions.  U.S. citizens planning to travel overseas or currently overseas and planning to return to the United States should contact their airline for specific information ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mission Turkey

Location: Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey, other cities countrywide Event: A large demonstration protesting yesterday’s court decision to sentence Osman Kavala is anticipated to take place in and around Taksim Square this evening, April 26, 2022.  The Turkish National Police (TNP) has used measures including water cannons, tear gas, and non-lethal projectiles to control crowds at similar protests in ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mission Turkey

Location: Ulus Square, Altindag Ankara, Turkey, other cities countrywide Event: A large demonstration protesting yesterday’s court decision to sentence Osman Kavala is anticipated to take place in and around Ulus Square this evening, April 26, 2022.  The Turkish National Police (TNP) has used measures including water cannons, tear gas, and non-lethal projectiles to control crowds ...
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