Murder - Two women murdered by their partners in Turkey - He left her to die on the street

Two murders of women have shocked Turkey

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While Greece counts 13 homicides and while the tears have not yet dried from the murder of Nektaria in Ierapetra, in Turkey the public debate is not much different.

Two women were killed by their partners because they wanted to separate in two different provinces of Turkey.

In the Pamukkale area of ​​the Aegean province of Denizli, 25-year-old Şebnem Şirin was found dead in her apartment on October 27. Furkan Zıbıncı, the man who stabbed the woman in the neck, was arrested by police as he tried to flee the countryside. In his testimony, he confessed to committing the murder, saying: "He wanted to leave me, so we had a fight." 617bdab04e3fe00764d1bcab ΓΥΝΑΙΚΟΚΤΟΝΙΑ, Τουρκία

In another homicide in the northwestern province of Kocaeli, a man named Ali Akbaba shot his 44-year-old partner, Seyhan Gözer, who was trying to end their relationship. 617a701f4e3fe00d7c08b9a9 ΓΥΝΑΙΚΟΚΤΟΝΙΑ, Τουρκία

When a taxi driver intervened to help Gözer, who was struggling to survive, Akbaba threatened the driver, saying, "Let her die." The woman eventually succumbed to her injury.

About 82 women were murdered in the first 81 days of 2021 alone, according to the Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız Platformu, a women's rights organization that records incidents of gender-based violence.

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Gender-based violence is a serious problem in Turkey. According to a report released earlier by Sezgin Tanrıkulu, a human rights activist and Republican People's Party (CHP) lawmaker, nearly 7.000 women have been murdered during the AKP's 18 years in power.

Despite the worrying facts, President Recep Tayyip Erdoγan issued a decree on March 20th withdrawing Turkey from the Council of Europe (CoE) Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, better known as the Convention. of Istanbul, an international agreement aimed at protecting women's rights and preventing domestic violence in societies, causing outrage in Turkey and the international community.