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Upon the state-run Anadolu Agency (AA) announcing the nonofficial results of the referendum on the Constitutional Amendment Draft, residents in various districts of İstanbul have protested the results by banging pots and pans.
This type of protests which originally started against the police violence during Gezi Resistance in 2013 took place yesterday (April 16) in many districts such as Kadıköy, Beşiktaş and Çukurcuma in İstanbul.
The protesters shared on their social media accounts what had been going on in their neighbourhoods as follows:
We gathered in Besiktas / Istanbul right now, the result of the election is unacceptable. pic.twitter.com/mbeGs8m3AL— zeynep (@syriaslyy) April 16, 2017
16 Nisan 2017
Kadıköy ayakta pic.twitter.com/aqk63o6Zjz— Haluk Kalafat (@HalukKalafat) April 16, 2017
"As soon as [PM] Binali Yıldırım started talking, noises of banging pots and pans started to rise in Cenrtal Şişli"
"People protested the nonofficial results of the referendum in Şişli - İstanbul
Beşiktaş CB'nın konuşması boyunca tencere tava çalıyor https://t.co/0iDMg4Hhlo— CSimsek (@cssmsk) 16 Nisan 2017
"Beşiktaş banging pots and pans during whole speech of the President.
"Noises of pots and whisles raising from balconies in Yeldeğirmeni of Kadıköy - İstanbul"
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