Translated by Betül YÜNCÜOĞLU
Who Is Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz?
Public Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz was born in 1969, Siirt. After finishing Mersin Religious Vocational High School, Kiraz graduated from İstanbul University Faculty of Law. Kiraz who was appointed to Gaziosmanpaşa Public Prosecutor from Osmaniye with the legal decision of High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), worked there for 4 years and was appointed to Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office of İstanbul Employee Crimes Department with the legal decision of HSYK. It is learnt that two children father Kiraz’s wife works at İstanbul justice palace as a judge as well. Prosecutor Kiraz was engaged in investigation file of Berkin Elvan who passed away on March 11, 2014 after having stayed in comatose for 269 days in hospital because of gas cartridge hit on his head during Gezi Park movements in Okmeydanı for approximate two months.