They arrived early in the morning from across the country and have spent hours waiting in the cold, and now they are running out of patience. The demonstrators, many journalists among them, pushed against the barricades set up in front of
Ilter Turan, professor of political science at Istanbul Bilgi University, told Xinhua that its difficult to make predictions of the outcome of the vote but fears that it would shatter what is left of checks and balances in the country. “Checks and .
On April 16, Turks will head to polls to yea or nay constitutional amendments which have been approved by the 550 seat parliament where the majority of seats (317) belong to the ruling party of Justice and Development (AKP) under the control of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Here are some things worth knowing ahead of the vote.