What Turkey’s Election Observers Saw

Source:The Atlantic Date:22Apr2017

Almost week has passed, but allegations of irregularities surrounding Turkey’s historical referendum have not been resolved. The ruling by the High Election Council to deny the request by CHP and two more opposition parties to renew the voting without an investigation has added to the sense of injustice among the NO voters. Is there any truth to the numerous complaints of vote theft?  The report by pro-Kurdish HDP linked here (unfortunately in Turkish) cites incidents and data which raise very serious questions about the fairness of the ballot in the East and Southeast provinces. This article provides an eyewitness account of how NO voters were intimidated.