Opposition in Turkey raises concerns

Some face threats in campaign for referendum on expanding president’s powers


Photographs by Lefteris Pitarakis / AP Photo

In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 photo, a Turkish supporter of the 'NO' vote for the upcoming referendum sits at a campaign tent in central Istanbul.

ANKARA, Turkey -- Opposition figures in Turkey say they have faced threats, violence, arbitrary detentions, a lack of TV airtime and even sabotage in the campaign for a referendum on expanding the president's powers.

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