Update 02:44 a.m. There are reports that security forces have made arrest at night in Hopa. Here is a video in which Metin Lokumcu can be seen…
Increasingly tense AKP government triggers more and more police brutality towards protestors. Before PM Erdoğan’s election rally, protestors clashed with police. A retired teacher, Metin Lokumcu died of heart attack during police forces’ pepper gas use.
The death of Metin Lokumcu was protested in Istanbul and Ankara in the evening. A giant AKP poster in Taksim Square has been held down by the demonstrators….
In Turkey Twitter Trends “Metin Lokumcu” occupies the second place followed by “katilpolis” [police, the murderer]
more on the aftermath here in Turkish.