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New Protests Launched in Turkey, called: “No to dictatorship” standing at home, at work, on streets

We stand up against dictatorship” action was performed with the participation of hundreds of people from offices to cafes, houses to streets. The action, spread from social media to Street, will continue for 3 days.

The first round of negotiations about the constituonal changes including the presidential system passed at Turkish Parliament and protests against these changes immediately started.  People who say “We stand up against dictatorship” were taking the action to stand up at 4:00 pm in their homes, offices, schools, cafes, streets across Turkey.

Action which announcement with the label #AyağaKalkıyoruz was made in the social media will continue for 3 days. On January 17 at 5:00 pm, on January 18 at 6:00 pm, thousands of people will take theaction to stand up against the presidential system.

In Ankara, hundreds of people including CHP deputies took the stance to stand up at 4:00 pm. Deputies sitting in cafes on Kızılay Konur Street invited everyone to  stand up.

After the stand up action carried out by the applause, they walked through Konur Sokak. Deputies invited everyone to participate in the action to take for 3 days.

Action to stand up took place in several points of Ankara, the road was closed to traffic.

DİSK workers who say “No” for presidency stood up.

Translation: Duru Behar

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