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Turkey: Funeral protests over Gezi Park police impunity

Headline Title:  Turkey: Funeral protests over Gezi Park police impunity 12 March 2014  Amnesty International is monitoring events at the funeral old 15-year-old Berkin Elvan in Istanbul as thousands gather in cities across Turkey to protest ongoing police impunity.  Berkin Elvan, died in hospital yesterday following a protracted coma. He was hit on the head on 16 June 2013 at the scene of a Gezi park demonstration close to his home in Istanbul. His father told Amnesty International that he had left the house to buy bread.  Amnesty International’s expert on…

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