Mass demonstrations expected on the weekend in Istanbul and other cities in Turkey

Travellers should be aware that mass demonstrations are expected in central Istanbul and other cities on May 31 and June 1, 2014. These rallies have been called to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 Gezi Park/Taksim Square protests. Demonstrations in Turkey have been violent; therefore, travellers should exercise caution and avoid any area where rallies are taking place.

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