Dear Friends / Allies,
This is a short notification that one of our transvestite friends was stabbed to death in her house in Ankara, today morning !!! We still do not know the details very well, as soon as I get the details, I'll try to convey them to you !!!
We know that this is neither the first nor the last muder agains LGBT individuals in Turkey. We'll protest the murder, tomorrow evening [ 23 May 2009] at 18.45 p.m. in front of her house in Ankara.
Unless the state authorities take required measures against homophobic and transphobic discirimination and violence, we know that this kind of high pressure will continue to be put on the shoulders of LGBT community of Turkey. We'll continue to struggle against any kind of discrimination in Turkey against LGBTs and hope that you'll continue to support our cause with every means.
Peace, love and solidarity !!!
Kemal Ordek -- LGBTT Rights Platform
Kaos GL Association
International relations Coordinator
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