Kurdish supporters in Frankfurt protest against Erdogan

Around 30,000 Kurdish supporters demonstrated in the German city of Frankfurt yesterday against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and an April referendum that would give him sweeping new powers, Reuters reported.

Protesters chanted "Erdogan terrorist" and "freedom for Ocalan", referring to Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), with many waving flags featuring Ocalan's face.

The European Union and United States consider the PKK a terrorist group and it is banned in Germany.

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