Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject: Restored stability in Koy Tash village and Bishkek downtown area Location:   Koy Tash and Central Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Event:  U.S. Embassy Bishkek has lifted restrictions of travel in and around the village of Koy Tash and throughout the downtown area of Bishkek for U.S. citizens and government personnel, following the arrest of former President Atambaev …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject: Ongoing unrest and demonstrations Location: Central Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Event:  There is a likelihood that demonstrations that began overnight on August 8 may continue over the weekend.  Groups protesting the arrest of former president Atambayev, independent citizen groups protecting residences and businesses, as well as law enforcement troops were involved in clashes in downtown Bishkek …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject: Law enforcement operation and unrest at the residence compound of Former President Atambayev Location: Village of Koy Tash, Kyrgyzstan Event:  Overnight on August 7 Kyrgyz government forces entered the residence compound of former president Atambayev, located in the village of Koy Tash outside of Bishkek in an attempt to detain him.  Violence, including shooting …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject:  Public Rally on Wednesday July 3, 2019   Location:   Media Forum building on Shabdan Baatyr St., Bishkek   Event:  Kyrgyz press is reporting that a public rally will take place on Wednesday July 3, 2019. The rally is expected to take place outside of the Media Forum/Mediagruppa Yevropa building and SDPK headquarters at 4B …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Subject: Large crowds gathering at the residence compound of Former President Atambayev   Location:   Village of Koy Tash, Kyrgyzstan   Event: Kyrgyz press is reporting that preparations are being made to receive large crowds at the residence compound of former president Atambayev, located in the village of Koy Tash outside of Bishkek.  Press reports this …

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