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Gezi Park protest death toll continues to rise

    On 10th July 19 year old student, Ali İsmail Korkmaz died from a brain haemorrage  caused by a blow to the head he received during protests in Eskişehir.  News sources say this is the 8th death known to have occurred as direct result of the protests.  On top of this numerous people have been seriously injured, losing eyes or eyesight, suffering head traumas and one person lost  a spleen due to blows from the police. This week  arrests of those who took  part in the protests carried on and included members of the voluntary group, Taksim Solidarity Platform.

    Below are links to an  article in English about the  mothers of some of those who have been killed and a video commemorating Ali İsmail Korkmaz

    Hürriyet  Newspaper – Mothers Mourn together




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