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Rape-murder Sparks Nationwide Outrage in Turkey

Women and activists in Turkey have taken to the streets in nationwide protests, coupled with a massive Twitter campaign, in response to the murder of a 20-year-old student in an attempted rape. Rallying around a case that is highlighting the wider problem of violence against women in Turkey, around 15,000 people gathered to protest the murder of Ozgecan Aslan in her home city of Mersin on the country's Mediterranean coast. According to police, Aslan was murdered in a failed rape...

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