Tahir Elci
 


 

Age: 49



Summary:
Turkish pro-Kurdish lawyer, human rights activist and president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association who was a regular guest on national political talk shows, but was detained several times and received death threats after saying the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) should not be regarded as a terrorist organization.




Cause of Death: Shot to death in a shootout



Born: 1966


 
Died: November 28, 2015



Location:
Diyarbakir, Turkey