Turkey Arrests Dozens of Opposition Members over Referendum Protests

HeadlineApr 20, 2017
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Turkish authorities arrested dozens of opposition members Wednesday morning at dawn in a government crackdown against those questioning the legitimacy of Sunday’s referendum. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory in the narrow referendum vote to give sweeping powers to the president. The opposition and European monitors say the vote was tainted by voting fraud and by a climate of fear and repression.

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