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
Died: November 28, 2015
Location: Diyarbakir, Turkey