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Germany: Hundreds march in Hamburg against Turkey referendum 'fraud' 02:27

Germany: Hundreds march in Hamburg against Turkey referendum 'fraud'

Germany, Hamburg
April 22, 2017 at 07:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Some 500 people took to the streets of Hamburg, Saturday, in protest against the results of the recent Turkish referendum set to grant their President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.

Protesters chanted anti-Erdogan slogans and paraded banners criticising the Turkish government, refusing to accept the referendum results and accusing the Turkish President of electoral fraud. Along the route there were several incidents with a pro-Erdogan activists heckling and scuffling with the demonstrators.

Germany has around 3 million inhabitants of Turkish heritage, of whom 1.4 million were eligible to vote in the referendum. Around 63 percent of those who went to the polling station, voted in support of the constitutional amendments.

Germany: Hundreds march in Hamburg against Turkey referendum 'fraud' 02:27
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Some 500 people took to the streets of Hamburg, Saturday, in protest against the results of the recent Turkish referendum set to grant their President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.

Protesters chanted anti-Erdogan slogans and paraded banners criticising the Turkish government, refusing to accept the referendum results and accusing the Turkish President of electoral fraud. Along the route there were several incidents with a pro-Erdogan activists heckling and scuffling with the demonstrators.

Germany has around 3 million inhabitants of Turkish heritage, of whom 1.4 million were eligible to vote in the referendum. Around 63 percent of those who went to the polling station, voted in support of the constitutional amendments.