Thousands of pro-Erdogan protesters rally in Cologne

Extra police have been deployed in the western German city Cologne ahead of a protest that’s expected to draw up to 30,000 supporters of Turkish President Erdogan. Several counterdemonstrations have also been planned.

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Rooftop snipers at Erdogan rally in Germany


  • tom_billesley
  • ismiselemeas

    Turkey’s now inevitable civil war will be staged in Germany. Yet again Erdogan has played Merkel masterfully.

    • tom_billesley

      Turkey unfriended

  • tom_billesley

    Erdogan is seeking to take personal control of armed forces and intelligence.
    Déjà vu : August 1934 Führereid (Oath of allegiance to Hitler).

    • ismiselemeas

      He’s already done it. The Army can now take orders directly from Erdogan.

  • BillyHW

    Hey, do you remember the time when 30,000 Frenchmen held a march and protest in the streets of Ankara for any reason?

  • canminuteman

    Those Turks certainly integrated well into German society didn’t they!