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Sabah Newspaper Claims to Have Found Kabataş Incident Evidence

Sabah newspaper released a photo illustration on today’s issue claiming that it belonged to a police footage showing the Kabataş Incident – allegations that a veiled woman was harassed by a group of Gezi protestors in 2013.
A few days after the brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan, which put women’s murders under focus again and a few days before International Women’s Day, an incident that took place during the Gezi events came back to the agenda one more time.
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HDP co-chairperson Demirtaş said that AKP’s mission has not been democratizing but keeping the sultanate and he added “We will do our best not to allow the Homeland Security Act.”
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Turkey’s first ever women’s daily newspaper continues to be published in the southern province of Mersin, where Özgecan Aslan was brutally murdered last month
Turkey’s Directorate General for Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has started to charge accommodation prices in the U.S. dollar to Turks performing the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, rather than the euro, amid the severe loss of the Turkish Lira against the former
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