Protests in Turkey over brutal murder of young woman
The brutal murder of yet another Turkish woman has triggered widespread outrage in the country, with many taking to the streets and social media to express their anger.
Women hit the streets and take to social media after ex-partner reportedly confesses to killing Pinar Gultekin, 27.
University student victim Pinar Gultekin was 27 when she get killed in the Aegean province of Mugla. She was reported missing last week and was found dead in the woods on Tuesday.
Demonstrators hold placards and portraits of women killed in recent years during a protest in Istanbul.
According to Aljazeera, her former partner Cemal Metin Avci, a bar manager in the resort town of Akyaka, has been arrested for the murder. Police said he confessed to the killing during questioning, according to local media.
Aljazeera said more protests are expected as anger over the killing continues on social media, with users calling for further action by the authorities.