> But opponents fear a surge in authoritarianism. Tens of thousands of people have been detained, and more than 100,000 public sector workers suspended or dismissed since a failed coup last July. The NATO member country will vote in a plebiscite on April 16th. A simple majority is needed to approve the legislation.
Security tight in the arena on Saturday, some 6,500 police inside and out, according to state-run Anadolu News Agency.>>