Police Points Rifles Towards Civilians During Berkin Elvan Protests

Police intervened a group in Istanbul’s Okmeydanı district who started a memorial march for Berkin Elvan, a 15 year old Gezi protestor who died last year after 269 days of comatose.

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RedHack hacked İstanbul Police Department Website

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Hurriyet Daily News ‏@HDNER Youngest victim of #Gezi protests, #BerkinElvan, remembered as police detain protesters http://bit.ly/18bZF5m 

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ISTANBUL THEMES ‏@ISTANBUL_THEMES  #BERKINELVAN #Clashes and #Arrests as Turks remember the tragic death of young boy killed by Police … #GEZI

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İHD Genel Merkezi ‏@ihd_genelmerkez 1 year has passed since #BerkinElvan was killed by police violence. Yet, there is no improvement in the investigation

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Capulcu Tonella ‏@diehimbeertonis 9 people protested for #berkinelvan in #erzurum today. And how many cops?Oh, just around 1000. via @Abdocan_Comert:

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Cagil M. Kasapoglu ‏@CagilKasapoglu #BerkinElvan remembered on anniversary of death http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/gezi-victim-remembered-on-anniversary-of-death-as-police-detain-protesters.aspx?pageID=238&nID=79524&NewsCatID=341 … @HDNER Photo: Sedat Suna #Gezi

Turkish police have detained several people who gathered to commemorate Gezi protest victim Berkin Elvan in Istanbul and Ankara on March 11, the first anniversary of his death.
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