Protest

08
Apr
6:45 UTC

Kyrgyzstan Tactical: Protest ongoing at Ministry of Internal Affairs in Bishkek during afternoon hours (local time) on April 8; maintain vigilance

Please be advised:

  • A protest is ongoing at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Bishkek as of the afternoon hours (local time) on April 8. Approximately 200 individuals are reportedly protesting.
  • Protesters are demanding the resignation of officials after a girl was abducted on April 5 in the city and later found murdered. Only one of the three reported suspects in connection to the case has been arrested as of writing.

Recommendations:

Those operating or residing in Bishkek on April 8 are advised to maintain vigilance in the aforementioned area given the ongoing protest and the associated risk of unrest.

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Medium
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible

Please be advised:

  • A protest is ongoing at the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Bishkek as of the afternoon hours (local time) on April 8. Approximately 200 individuals are reportedly protesting.
  • Protesters are demanding the resignation of officials after a girl was abducted on April 5 in the city and later found murdered. Only one of the three reported suspects in connection to the case has been arrested as of writing.

Recommendations:

Those operating or residing in Bishkek on April 8 are advised to maintain vigilance in the aforementioned area given the ongoing protest and the associated risk of unrest.

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Medium
AFFECTED AREA Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Medium
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible