Protests after the referendum in Turkey: in Istanbul, beat in pans
In Turkey police in Istanbul have detained 19 people for organizing street protests against the results of a referendum that would expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is reported Yeni Safak.
The police claim that the detainees are using the social networks were planning the organization of street protests.
The police can characterize the actions of detainees as “inciting hatred and enmity among the population”.
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As reported, the head of the electoral Commission of Turkey said that the results of the referendum, which expands the powers of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, are valid. The results of counting 99, 97% of ballots for amendments to the Constitution of Turkey expressed 51,41% (25 million 156 thousand 860) voted against 48,59% (23 million 777 thousand 14). The turnout in the referendum was 86%. The residents of the three largest cities of Turkey – Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir – voted against the amendments.
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The result of the referendum the citizens of Turkey both welcomed and protested against it. The Republican people’s party demands a recount and said he would appeal against the results in 37% of the ballots.
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