“Former Istanbul governor fined for defaming 17-year-old victim as ‘marginal’ -A social fabric roundup…

Istanbul’s former governor had accused Dilan Alp of being a member of ‘marginal groups’
Just when we had carved the month of June into our collective conscience as the month that sparked the biggest mass protests Turkey had ever seen, June has boosted its historical importance with the recent elections.
Renowned Turkish actor Sümer Tilmaç, who died of a heart attack at the age of 67 on June 12 during an Istanbul wedding ceremony, was laid to rest yesterday, June 14.
A Turkish journalist has been fired over what she described as her ‘recent stories,’ including a report on a swinger party in Istanbul
Today, Özgecan Aslan’s murder trial has started in Tarsus district of Mersin province.
Turkey student murder trial begins

Three men go on trial in Turkey over the murder and attempted rape of a 20-year-old student that sparked protests about violence against women.
Ecem Çırpan, 18, crowned Miss Turkey 2015 from among 20 competitors, will represent Turkey at the upcoming Miss World contest
More than 17 million Turkish students have begun a three-month vacation, as the academic year for pre-college level educational institutions ended on June 12.

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