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Erdogan opponents fear historic vote threatens liberty

Clip: 03/15/2017 | 7m 42s

Turkish citizens will vote next month on a referendum that would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan controversial new powers. The referendum is happening at a time of heightened political tension, with an ongoing purge of tens of thousands of government employees and concern that secularism is being threatened. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Istanbul.

Aired: 03/15/17

Rating: NR

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