June 13, 2024



Pride parades marred by clashes and arrests in Turkey


By Mark Armstrong with AP, AFP

Clashes broke out in Istanbul as police arrested around 20 people gathered in Taksim Square during this year’s LGBT Pride parade in Turkey.

The Istanbul Governor’s Office had refused to authorise the march, citing the “protection of public peace and security, general health and morality.”

Read more…https://www.euronews.com/2021/06/27/pride-parades-marred-by-clashes-and-arrests-in-turkey