Turkish Cypriots protest wife murders (PICS)

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Turkish Cypriots protest wife murders (PICS)
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A wave of reaction has swept the Turkish Cypriot community after the brutal murders of two women in the space of just two days. The murders were acts of domestic violence with two wives being stabbed to death by their jealous husbands.

Following the murder of Burcu Okumus, 25, which took place on Tuesday, many NGOs, women and human rights organisations, and activists took to the streets. They first demonstrated in Famagusta on Wednesday against the rise of violence against women in Cyprus, Turkey and across the world.

Little did they know that just 48 hours later they would have to demonstrate...

Turkish Cypriots protest wife murders (PICS)

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