Protests in Istanbul and other cities in Turkey

After Turkish police detained several politicians representing the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party, fighting between police and protesters occurred in a number of cities, including Istanbul, Ankara and Antalya. Police fired tear gas to disperse crowds.
Turkish authorities have arrested the leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish opposition party.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should exercise extreme caution until tensions subside. Avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without warning.

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