Pınar Gültekin’s mother Şefika drew attention to the murder of women by the Turkish state and called on all women to stand up against femicide. ”We all have to fight for women’s rights”, she said. Şefika Gültekin, interviewed by JinNews, repeated her demand for justice.
Pınar Gültekin, a university student who had been missing in Muğla since 16 July, was found brutally killed by her ex-boyfriend on 21 July in the province of Muğla in Turkey. As part of the investigation initiated for Pınar Gültekin, the perpetrator Cemal Metin Avcı was arrested and sent to prison. Pınar’s body was taken by her family and buried in the Hizan district of Bitlis (Bidlîs).