Funeral Of Tugce Albayrak

BAD SODEN-SALMUENSTER, GERMANY – DECEMBER 03: A picture of Tugce and flowers pictured at the grave of Tugce Albayrak, the 23-year-old university student who died after she was attacked in a McDonald’s restaurant parking lot, on December 3, 2014 in Bad Soden-Salmuenster, Germany. Tugce intervened at a McDonald’s restaurant in Giessen when two teenaged girls were being accosted by men in the bathroom of the restaurant on November 22. One of the men, Sanel M., reportedly waited for her in the parking lot and punched Tugce so hard that she received brain damage after falling on the pavement. Doctors declared her brain dead and Tugce’s parents agreed to her removal from life support systems on November 28, which was Tugce’s 23rd birthday. The incident has shocked the nation and hundreds of people have attended vigils in response to the attack. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)