In Berlin, just as in Turkey, many supporters of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan followed his call to take to the streets in protest at the attempted military coup. What does that say about Germany's Turkish community?

As a faction of the army tried to take power in Turkey last Friday, thousands went out onto the streets opposing the putsch. Pro-Erdogan demonstrations took place not only in Turkish cities such as Ankara and Istanbul, but also in Berlin, Hamburg and Stuttgart.

In Berlin about 3,000 people gathered in front of the Turkish Embassy in the Tiergarten district in the early hours of last Saturday.

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