assassination in broad day light of her husband

Pro-Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci, president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association in southeastern Turkey, was a leading human rights defender. He was killed on November 28, 2015, minutes after making a public statement calling attention to damage done to the 1,500-year-old Four-Legged Minaret Mosque by recent crackdown of Turkish security forces at the historical district of Sur in Diyarbakır. Lawyer and human rights defenders Tahir Elçi (C) was killed minutes after making a statement in Diyarbakır's Sur district on November 28, 2015.