Mahir Ünal, the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) deputy chair in charge of publicity and media, has implied that the Turkish government pressured Netflix Turkey to change the scenarios of the teen drama “Love 101” (“Aşk 101”) in a way that it does not include a homosexual character.
I am not sure if Netflix will retreat from the Turkey market yet but it seems they have canceled at least one show dues to Turkish authorities’ homophobic pressures. Honestly, I was thinking Netflix would give in to the pressures as Facebook always does but instead taking an at least partial stand…
Reports that Netflix is scrapping a Turkish series following a stand-off with the Turkish
Negotiations between Netflix and officials linked to Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party