Thousands Mourn Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Killed in Turkey
Turkish officials are investigating whether Tahir Elci was shot by accident or targeted
By Ayla Albayrak
Nov. 29, 2015 10:44 a.m. ET
ISTANBUL—Tens of thousands of mourners gathered on Sunday to bid farewell to a prominent human rights lawyer whose shooting death delivered a setback to hopes of bringing an end to months of political violence that has swept through Turkey’s Kurdish region.
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