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CDU candidate forced to remove Turkish logo
by Josie Le Blond
A Christian Democrat (CDU) town council candidate has apologized and withdrawn campaign bags on which he had printed a new party logo where the Turkish crescent appeared inside the "C" for Christian.
Yasar Calik, 37, born in Germany to Turkish parents, is currently running for the CDU's town council in Neuss, a town in North Rhine-Westphalia.
But during his very first political campaign, the former driving school manager caused outrage in his own party by altering the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) logo to include a Turkish crescent sitting inside the "C" for "Christian".
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