Beyoğlu District Governorate banned the concert that Grup Yorum will hold on the internet on July 1. The document sent from the district governorate stated that filming will not be allowed on the Ferhan Şensoy Stage, where the concert will be recorded.
Grup Yorum announced the decision on its Twitter account by making the following statement: “Helin and İbrahim lost their lives for the right to perform. We will protect Helin and İbrahim’s values. Our right to give a concert cannot be banned!” Grup Yorum members Helin Bölek and İbrahim Gökçek had lost their lives due to hunger on hunger strike they made for protesting against concert bans and repression of Grup Yorum.