Saturday, September 17, 2005

More than 20,000 Turkish-Germans barred from voting

BERLIN - More than 20,000 Turks who have become German citizens will not be able to vote in Sunday's general election because they still have a Turkish passport, officials said Friday.
Under a German law, citizens may only carry a German passport. Holding another nation's passport automatically disqualifies a person from German citizenship and thus the right to vote.

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