Human rights organisations defend group of 19 due to stand trial for ‘demanding their rights to dignity and equality’Human rights organisations have urged Turkey to drop charges against 19 LGBT activists who are due to stand trial on Tuesday.Eighteen students and one faculty staff member have been charged with “participating in an unlawful assembly” and “resisting despite warning” after attending a Pride march in May at the campus of the Ankara-based Middle East Technical University. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/nov/08/turkey-urged-to-drop-case-against-lgbt-activists-charged-over-pride-march
Author : Saeed Kamali Dehghan
Publish date : 2019-11-08 12:48:20
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