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Friday, April 21, 2017

The Suffolk Journal : Democracy loses in Turkey

Democracy loses in Turkey

Amy Koczera • April 21, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Turkish citizens voted on Sunday to change their constitution, ultimately granting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan greater powers than he had before, according to the Washington Post. Citizens voted in favor of an 18-article constitutional reform constructed by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would reconstruct Turkey’s parliamentary system into a powerful executive presidency, according to The Post.

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