EFD Rights Watch: “#Istanbul’s governor has banned #LGBTPride for the 5th year in a row…” #Pride2019

17TH İSTANBUL LGBTI+ PRIDE PARADE – UPDATING: Police Attack with Shields, Pepper Gas After Pride Parade Statement Read

As the police did not allow the Pride Parade to be held along İstiklal Avenue in Taksim, Pride Week Committee has read out its

Most of CHP municipalities celebrate Pride2019 through their social media accounts:


Global Voices – Chris Rickleton – Jun 26, 12:31 PM

Calling for peace is still considered a crime in Turkey Three-and-a-half years have passed since the Academics for Peace (AfP in short: Baris icin Akademisyenler in Turkish) boldly told Turkey’s government “we will not be a party to this


Authorities block Pride March in second Istanbul location | Ahval

The Governorate of Istanbul has turned down an application for the LGBTI+ Pride March to be held in…

Turkey’s ‘Academics for Peace’ defend their beliefs from prison cells and exile

Calling for peace is still considered a crime in Turkey Academics for Peace rally. Screenshot taken from a YouTube video

Turkish authorities detain renowned historian at airport for signing peace call | Ahval

Turkish authorities on Wednesday detained Baki Tezcan, an associate professor of history at the
Judge Arslan said in his dissenting opinion that it is not the Constitutional Court’s duty to approve different views on the Gezi protests whether it was a criticism of the government or a foreign-sponsored insurrection.

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