Subject: Multiple Public Rallies on Saturday April 13, 2019
Event: The U.S. Embassy in Bishkek alerts U.S. citizens that several public rallies will take place on Saturday April 13, 2019. According to press estimates, around 2,000 people could gather at Manas International Airport in the early afternoon. There is also a rally in downtown Bishkek scheduled to occur between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. As many as 10,000 people are expected to attend. The location of the rally will be in the old square. It has also been reported that similar rallies will be held on the same day in Naryn, Karakol, and Talas.
Location: Various locations (Bishkek, Karakol, Naryn, Talas), Kyrgyzstan
Actions to Take:
- Avoid large crowds, gatherings, and demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings and local security developments.
- Monitor local media.
U.S. Embassy Bishkek
171 Prospect Mira
Telephone: +(996)(312) 597-000
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(996)(312) 597-733
Fax: +(996)(312) 597-744