Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Istanbul’s Okmeydanı neighborhood for the funeral procession of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan on March 12. Elvan, who died on Tuesday, March 11, after 269

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Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Istanbul’s Okmeydanı neighborhood for the funeral procession of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan on March 12. Elvan, who died on Tuesday, March 11, after 269 days in coma, was critically injured during last summer’s Gezi Park protests. Hurriyet said 50,000 people massed on Halaskargazi Avenue before police intervened to prevent a march on Taksim Square. Credit: Murat Karadeniz

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