29/06/2011 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
Ms. Selek, a well-known feminist, sociologist, peace activist and scholar, has been targeted by Turkish authorities for her work on behalf of ethnic Kurdish groups. Although twice acquitted, authorities continue to push for criminal sanction of Ms. Selek - including through bringing allegations related to national security charges. >>>
The word "gay" and its turkish pronunciation "gey" have been banned from Turkish Internet domain names. Any sites containing such words faces immediate closure. The Turkish Telecommunications Directorate sent a list of 138 words to Turkish web-hosting firms on Thursday, ruling the words are not allowed to feature in domain names and websites that do use them will be shut down.
On 17 May 2010, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, 5 trans activists and founding members of Pembe Hayat (Pink Life) were stopped by Ankara police forces, badly beaten up and unlawfully taken into police custody. This incident ... >>>