Hundreds of thousands of Turks protest against government-Erdogan

Hundreds of thousands of Turks protest against government-Erdogan

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A protest march against the policies of president Erdogan, from Ankara to Istanbul Sunday ended with and massabetoging that by hundreds of thousands of Turks attended.

The massabetoging in the district of Maltepe in Istanbul formed the climax of a march by the largest opposition party of Turkey, the CHP, which is intended as a protest against the islamic-conservative government.

On 15 June, opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu on a hike of 450 miles. With his mars, he wanted to protest, appeal to the without charge to jail of one of its parliamentarians. Gradually, locks, tens of thousands of people joined the march, which gradually became the largest protest against president Erdogan and his policies in years.

Estimated to have lived some hundreds of thousands of people to the protest Sunday. In the district were heavy security measures in place.


It is this week a year ago that there was a failed coup d’etat was committed in Turkey. In the days following the couppoging were tens of thousands of civil servants dismissed or non-active. In the meantime, the counter on 110.000 officials dismissed.

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