The Grand National Assembly of Turkey Discussed the Credit and Dormitories Institution (KYK) Cutting the Financial Aid of Students who Were Arrested During METU Pride March.
Dilşat Canbaz, a HDP (The People’s Democratic Party) member of parliament for İstanbul asked the Minister of Youth and Sport why KYK cut the loans of the students arrested during the METU Pride March.
Source: The grand national assembly of Turkey discuss the Credit and Dormitories Institution (KYK) cutting the loans of the students who were arrested during METU Pride March (KYK’nın ODTÜ Onur Yürüyüşü’nde gözaltına alınan öğrencilerin kredilerini kesmesi Meclis gündeminde) Yıldız Tar, Kaos GL, July 5, 2019,
HDP İstanbul member of parliament Dilşat Canbaz asked the Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu about KYK’s discriminatory policy in a series of questions written by KaosGL.org.
Canbaz asked Kasaoğlu the following questions regarding why the KYK cut the scholarships and loans of the students who were arrested during METU LGBTI+ Pride March on May 10:
*What is the reason for cutting the financial aid of these students?
*How many students’ scholarships and loans were cut on the grounds that they attended the aforementioned march? Among these students, are there any students who were dismissed from the dormitories of KYK?
*Has cutting the financial aid been done upon the request of the General Directorate of Security?
*How many students were denied their KYK rights within the last 3 years? What are the reasons for this?
*Is there any particular policy being applied to the students who exercised their democratic rights guaranteed by the constitution and participated in the protest march?
*Is your ministry conducting a project relating to the social exclusion that LGBTI+ students?