During the attempted military coup in Turkey on the night from Friday, July 15 to Saturday, Turkish citizens living near the Turkish consulates in Bavaria (in Munich and Nuremberg) have demonstrated in front of the consulates in the Bavarian cities, Bild.de reported yesterday, July 16, 2016. Some 400 people gathered at around 11:30 pm in Munich. Meanwhile, some 700 in Nuremberg to also demonstrate in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. At about 3:30am, when it became clear that the military won’t be a successful one, the demonstrations ended.
Faz.de (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) also reported about demonstrations in other German cities, according to the newspaper, some 3,000 people gathered in Berlin in front of the Turkish Embassy. Asked about whether they were demonstrating in support of Erdogan, one of the paricipants answered: “This demonstratio is not about politics, it’s about the country,” he added: “But everything is under control now.” The newspaper further reports about demonstrations in fron tof consulates in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Hamburg and Bremen.