TITLE

Main opposition CHP deputy calls for 'justice for Gezi victim Berkin Elvan'

PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Turkish Weekly;12/23/2013, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Republica People's Party (CHP) deputy Hüseyin Aygün has called for an investigation on how 14-year old Berkin Elvan sustained a head injury from a gas canister after a police crackdown in the Gezi Park protests in June 2013.
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93435444

 

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