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Security Alert: Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Multiple Public Rallies on Saturday April 13

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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
    Bishkek 720016

    Kyrgyz Republic
     +(996)(312) 597-000
    Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(996)(312) 597-733
    Fax: +(996)(312) 597-744