A top Kurdish lawyer is dead after unknown attackers shot him during a press conference in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir. The pro-Kurdish HDP Party called the killing of Tahir Elci a "planned assassination" and urged people to protest.
Turkey has released French journalist Loup Bureau, whom it had accused of having links to terrorist organizations. Several others, such as German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel, however, remain behind bars.
Thousands of people have attended the funeral of Tahir Elci, a prominent Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist who was gunned down in Turkey. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has vowed to catch the perpetrators.
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has gone back on earlier remarks after initially saying Tuesday's blast in Diyarbakir was the result of an accident. A police officer and two civilians were killed.
The latest trial against pro-Kurdish HDP politician Figen Yuksekdag has begun in Turkey. She's already been convicted on several counts amid Turkey's post-coup crackdown. One of her 1,200 lawyers calls the case a farce.
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