Funeral of Tahir Elci
Head of the Diyarbakir Bar Association and human rights defender Tahir Elci, was shot dead close by the Dort Ayakli Minaret at the Sur district in Diyarbakir while he was giving a speech in which he called out for an end to violence. Thousands of people in Diyarbakir joined his funeral at the Human Rights Monument in Kosuyolu Park where a ceremony was held. After the ceremony, he was buried at the Yenikoy Cemetery.
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