How the Turkish Expats Voted in Constitutional Referendum

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“The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers.” These are the lines from a poem by the pan-Turkic author Ziya Gokalp which Erdogan publicly recited in 1998, for which he later received a jail sentence. He read the same poem at Turkish parliament in 2011, when he was serving as a prime minister.

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