Diyarbakır

Turkey sentenced for inadequate inspection into death of teen, elderly man

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey to pay 30,000 euros for the inadequacy of a criminal investigation carried out by domestic authorities into two missing persons, who were found dead years later, allegedly after being murdered by soldiers.

Man who entered military post in southeastern town injured

A young man who entered a military post without permission in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has been shot and wounded by soldiers. The man, identified only as R.K., was taken to hospital soon after the incident, which came as rising tensions in the region spilled over into protests.

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