People take to streets over Turkey's controversial vote

Supporters and opponents of a controversial new draft constitution took to the streets of the Turkish capital on April 15.

Millions of Turks were voting on April 16 on the new draft constitution that would give sweeping new powers to the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Voters are being asked to endorse an 18-article reform package put forward by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would replace the current system of parliamentary democracy with a powerful executive presidency.

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