The main suspect in the murder of seven members of a family last week in the Central Anatolian province of Konya's Meram district has been arrested.
Mehmet Altun, who has been in hiding for six days, was captured by security forces in a cemetery in the Bozkır district of Konya, with a gun and 18 bullets on him.
A group of women held protests in Istanbul's Kadıköy district on Aug. 3 after the brutal murder of 21-year-old university student Azra Gülendam Haytaoğlu.
Haytaoğlu was raped and choked to death, and her body was dismembered into five pieces in the southern province of Antalya by a 48-year-old businessman, Mustafa Murat Ayhan.
'Patriarchy murders': Women protest against femicide in Syntagma Square
In the aftermath of the confessed, cold-blooded murder of 20-year-old Caroline Crouch by her husband Babis Anagnostopoulos, a pilot, women's organisations held a demonstration today in Syntagma Square calling for the establishment of the term femicide as a distinct crime.
An Istanbul court ruled jail terms between 5 to 16 years for family members that tortured a woman who wanted to divorce her husband on June 7.
According to the lawsuit, a woman called police at midnight on May 11, saying "My daughter is kidnapped."
The police found out that Ceylan Yıldırım, a mother of two children, was kidnapped by her husband, Ersin Yıldırım, in a minivan.