A protest is set to take place in Istanbul on Friday, December 20, denouncing the Chinese persecution of Uyghur Turks. Protesters will gather at Fatih Mosque at 19:30 (local time) and march to Beyazit Square. Related demonstrations are possible across Istanbul on Friday.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected around demonstration sites.
Individuals in Istanbul are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.