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Hurriyet Daily News: 15-year-old Gezi victim Berkin Elvan dies after 269 days in coma

Berkin Elvan had only turned 15 in January while still in a coma.

Berkin Elvan, who has been in a coma since June 2013 after being struck in the head by a gas canister during a police crackdown on protesters, died March 11, his family announced via Twitter. “To our people: We lost our son Berkin Elvan at 7 a.m. in the morning. Condolences to us all,” Elvan’s parents said in the message. [...] → Read the full article…

Police attacked murderously


  Voilent police interventions attempted to suppress the demonstrations that  started in Gezi Park and  spread over the whole country. Despite the threat by the government saying “If the park is not evacuated, what is required will be done”, the citizens did not give up their struggle and did not leave the park.   The police intervention to evacuate the park on [...] → Read the full article…