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Berkin Elvan

Turkish Special Forces Enter Courthouse As Prosecutor Held At Gunpoint

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2015 | World

* Prosecutor dies of wounds despite being rushed to hospital * Police chief says two captors killed in shootout * Erdoga...

Not Just a Ferguson Problem

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics
Arzu Kaya Uranli

The United States is under the effects of a big storm: Ferguson. The city has been struggling to return to normal since an unarmed 18-year-old African American, Michael Brown, was killed by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, last summer.

Turkey Protests: 'The Worst Is Yet To Come'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

The death of Berkin Elvan -- a Turkish teenager who died after being hit by a tear-gas canister on his way to buy a loaf of bread during last summer's...

I Cannot Write

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 05.16.2014 | World
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Holding the same passport as some people in Turkey makes me feel unbearably futile these days.

Berkin Elvan Honored In Powerful Full-Page New York Times Ad

Posted 03.14.2014 | World

A full-page advertisement seeking justice for the death of Berkin Elvan, the 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a police teargas canister during ...

LOOK: Turkey Responds To Boy's Funeral Protests With Water Cannons And Tear Gas..

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

Turkish police responded with a show of force to protests after the funeral for a boy who died following injuries sustained during 2013's violent clas...

Turkish Politician Accused Of Insensitivity Toward Mourners For Dead Teen

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

As thousands flooded the streets of Turkey on Wednesday to mourn teenager Berkin Elvan, who died Tuesday from injuries suffered during clashes between...

Thousands Attend Turkish Boy's Funeral After Night Of Protests

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2014 | World

By Dasha Afanasieva and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL, March 12 (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with demonstrators in several Turkish cit...

Young Boy's Death Triggers New Protests In Turkey

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2014 | World

* Latest pre-election woe for embattled PM Erdogan * Fifteen-year-old boy dies after 9 months in coma * Islamic cleric G...