Woman Beaten To Death For Defending Two Girls From Harassment
Meet Tuğçe Albayrak, the woman who earned a lot of people's respect for sacrificing her life to stop people from doing something that isn't right.
Albayrak was a University Student who just walks up near a fast food chain wherein she heard two gilrs aged 13 and 16 screaming for help as two men were harassing them. Albayrak hurriedly helped the two innocent girls and stopped the men from their unacceptable act. The men did not liked what Albayrak did and followed her. One of the men gave her a lot of punches in the car park, even used a stone/bat to hurt her more. The beating was caught on cam.
Here's the CCTV footage:
Due to her injuries that she acquired from the violent incident, Albayrak was left in a coma. Her family, friends, schoolmates and even people who does not know her were all amazed on how brave she is to stand up for what is right and also heartbroken for what has happened to her. Albayrak's parents made a very hard decision of turning the life support off for Albayrak as her doctors informed them that she won't regain her consciousness anymore. The parents are still in despair for their daughter's death. The decision was made on her 23rd birthday. Citizens were more enraged when she died.
To pay respect to the wonderful and brave life that Albayrak have lived, More than 150 people attended a vigil located in Berlin. People also wanted to award her for her act of heroism. The President considers it and even said that she is a good "Role Model" for everyone.
'Like countless citizens, I am shocked and appalled by this terrible act. Tugce has earned gratitude and respect from us all. She will always remain a role model to us, our entire country mourns with you. Where other people looked the other way, Tugce showed exemplary courage and moral fortitude.' - President Joachim Gauck
Flowers, letters of appreciation, prayers, masses were held in different places wherein Albayrak spent her final moments such as her University, clinic were she died, etc. The suspect for the crime already admitted the crime and now in custody.
There are a lot of violent people out there but that did not stop a woman like her to face them to stop it, she was really beautiful inside and out, Rest in Peace.