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LGBTI activist and lawyer Levent Pişkin was sentenced to 10 thousand liras more in fines because of his “fag” tweet. Lacking the means to pay the fine, Pişkin plans to start a solidarity campaign.

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Turkey’s council of state has approved a local court’s decision, which found a fine on a male teacher for wearing an earring in his class was unfair.
The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has finalized the draft of an indictment arguing it has found “concrete evidence” that sympathizers of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen were trying to form a “cemaat state” parallel to the state of the Republic of Turkey.

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