Tag Archives: Ethem Sarisuluk
In the case of Ethem Sarısülük, each new hearing brings with it new frustration. This week’s hearing only continues, a process that has been marked by delays, irregularities, and ugly absurdities.
There will be another hearing of in the case of Ethem Sarisuluk’s killing on Monday, May 26. Follow live tweets on the case with Amnesty’s Andrew Gardner at @andrewegardner and Ruhat Sena AKsener @ruhatsena See here for a backgrounder on … Continue reading
The case of Ethem Sarısülük, killed by a policeman’s bullet during the Gezi protests, has been one of on-going concern for Amnesty International. Yesterday, the trial had its fourth, inconclusive hearing and Amnesty was there to follow the case.
26-year-old Ethem Sarisuluk was shot in the head by a Turkish police officer on June 1, 2013. He died of his injuries two weeks later. As described in Amnesty’s recent report on the Gezi crackdown: The moment when the police … Continue reading