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Bern police to take no action over 'kill Erdogan' banner

National News // May 9, 2017

Bern police have decided to take no action against anti-Erdogan protestors who carried a banner suggesting the Turkish president shout be killed.

R4BIA.com Bern police to take no action over 'kill Erdogan' banner

In late March a rally in the capital called on Turkish voters not to hand the authoritarian president more powers in a referendum.

One poster had a picture of Erdogan with a pistol pointed at his head.

Police started an investigation if the banner broke incitement to violence laws – but have concluded prosecuting the protestors would be disproportionate. 

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