Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions

 
The governor’s office says the move has been taken on security grounds and to protect public order.
The governor’s office of the Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of all films, exhibitions and events related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, citing “public sensitivities.”
The authorities in Turkey’s capital banned a German Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) film festival on Nov. 16, the day before it was due to start, citing “public safety” and “terrorism” risks.

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