Protesters march against Turkey referendum result

Protesters march against Turkey referendum result

Hundreds of people took to the streets in Istanbul on 17 April to denounce the result of the Turkish constitutional referendum. The vote resulted in a β€˜yes’ majority, granting President Tayyip Erdogan new sweeping powers, but Opposition parties and independent observers have challenged the accuracy of the election. Apr 18, 2017
Turks question referendum results as Erdogan declares victory

Turks question referendum results as Erdogan declares victory

Some Turkish residents questioned the legitimacy of the referendum results, a day after President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in gaining new powers. The referendum victory marks the first step in replacing Turkeys parliamentary system with an all-powerful presidency and abolishing the office of prime minister. Apr 17, 2017