Pro-Erdogan Rally: Cologne, Germany

Key Details:

31/07/2016

  • Pro-Erdogan rally:

– 30,000 people are expected to take to the streets

  • Location:

Cologne, Germany

  • Union of European-Turkish Democrats:

-Deployed 2,300 policemen at the rally

  • Right-wing demonstrators:

– staging a counter march

-using the slogan “No Tributes to Erdogan in Germany: Stop the Bosphorus’ Islamist Autocrat.”

  • A judge authorized the event, which is supported by the German far-right political party Pro NRW
  • local police concerned that a counter-demonstration may spark violence.

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-30/pro-erdogan-rally-in-germany-seen-drawing-30-000-amid-tensions