Turkish EU Minister said if it was his own daughter in place of Özgecan Aslan, he might feel the wish to ‘take arms and seek retribution’
A court ruling in the case into the death of a 26-year-old woman has stirred fresh controversy, after it acquitted two suspects of murder, based on the possibility of the woman’s suicide
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has harshly criticized some women’s organizations who have protested the killing of Özgecan Aslan by dancing, saying it was not a part of Turkish culture.
 
The Murder That Shook Turkey In 12 News Stories

The brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old university student from southern Turkey, triggered an avalanche of reactions throughout the country in the past few days.Here are the most important stories about this heinous crime in chronological order:
As the brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan has raised the debate on increasing penalties for such crimes, with some ministers saying the reintroduction of the death penalty could come onto the agenda, the EU has stated that it “remains against death penalty.”
Turkey president: violence against women is the country’s bleeding wound

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking after a Turkish woman was beaten to death fighting off a man trying to rape her

Another kid wounded by police pepper gas canisters..

 

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