“SES representative Muhsin Baygümüş also pointed out the other recent attacks on women and said the reason for the increase is also due to lack of legal deterrents.”
How can there be legal deterrents against this in Erdogan’s rapidly re-Islamizing Turkey when the Qur’an tells men to beat women from whom they “fear disobedience” (4:34)?
A young health professional working at the ER of Haseki Hospital of İstanbul’s Fatih district was violently attacked by an aggressor at the hallway of the hospital while she was on duty at early morning hours on Friday (June 30).
The professional Burcu K. told Erdi Tütmez from Evrensel newspaper that as she left the ER and headed to another section through the hallway, she first heard a growling and then someone who chanted ‘takbir’ (saying Allahu akbar) attacked her from behind.
“While I was passing through the corridor, I heard a sound of growling. Then, we got eye contact with that person that I do not know. I got scared at that point and moved to the side (of the hall) and tried to get away from the site. At that point, he chased me. I ran to the yellow area and he ran after me. There was nobody around. He chanted takbir and suddently jumped over from my back and made me fall down. He first hit my head to the chair; then, to the floor. On top of that, he bit my head. I screamed. At that time, security came but he did not let my hair go for a long time. While he was holding and pulling my hair, he said things like ‘wait and see; it is not over yet.’ Because of his pulling of my hair, nearly half of my hair on the right side of my head fell off”, she said….
SES representative Muhsin Baygümüş also pointed out the other recent attacks on women and said the reason for the increase is also due to lack of legal deterrents.