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Besi Besemar December 24, 2016

This summer, despite Pride in Istanbul being banned, LGBT+ Turks marched anyway and were met with tear gas, rubber bullets, and water cannons. Many LGBT+ people in Turkey live in constant fear. In August, Hande Kader, a transgender activist, was brutally murdered in Istanbul. In November, Levent Piskin, a famous LGBT activist and lawyer, was arrested.

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