15 year old Berkin Elvan who had been in a coma for 269 days after sustaining an injury to the head during the Gezi Park protests died this morning (Tuesday, March 11, 2014). His doctor says his weight had dropped to 16 kilos (35 lbs).
Berkin is the eighth victim of the Gezi protests, which were anti-government protests that spread through Turkey last summer.
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