The Rainbow Flag at the Bosphorus Bridge

Sources:

“Boğaziçi Köprüsü’ne Gökkuşağı Bayrağı” [“Rainbow Flag to the Bosphorus Bridge”], 2014, Viva Haber, June 13, accessed on June 13, 2014. http://vivahiba.com/article/show/bogazici-koprusune-gokkusagi-bayragi/

“Köprüye gökkuşağı bayrağı astılar” [“They hanged a rainbow flag onto the bridge”], 2014, Haber Artı Bir, June 13, accessed on June 13, 2014. http://www.haberartibir.com.tr/gundem/kopruye-gokkusagi-bayragi-astilar-h15927.html

Photo by Ömer Tevfik Erten; Source: Istanbul LGBTT Dayanışma Derneği

Photo by Ömer Tevfik Erten; Source: Istanbul LGBTT Dayanışma Derneği

Source: LGBT Blok

Source: LGBT Blok

Activists from the Istanbul LGBTT Solidarity Association organized a protest on the Bosphorus Bridge in order to draw attention to the hate murders of trans people, to the impunity afforded to the murderers (#failidevlet), and to the Trans Pride Parade to be held on June 22 [see #transcandır –trans]. (…) Police officers took down the flag that was on the Bridge for about half an hour. (…)

 

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