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Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial

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A Turkish court heard testimony on Monday that eight men, including four police officers, pummelled a teenage protester to death with baseball bats and truncheons during anti-government demonstrations last year. 

Emel Korkmaz (2nd L), the mother of Ali İhsan Kormaz, a protester who was killed during anti-regime prostests last year, raises her fist as she leaves the courthouse of Kayseri, on May 12, 2014

Ali Ismail Korkmaz, 19, died after being repeatedly beaten during protests in the western city of Eskisehir on June 2 in an attack that was caught by security cameras. He was one of eight people to die in the three weeks of unrest that convulsed the country of 76 million.

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