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Human Rights Coalition Calls for Government Response to Rising Threats and Harassment of LGBTI People in Turkey

A coalition of Turkish and international human rights organizations today strongly criticized the Turkish government for failing to protect the safety and security of LGBTI individuals, who are facing rising threats and harassment, including death threats and the reported sexual assault of a community leader. The coalition includes LGBTI News Turkey as well as the Kaos GL Association; the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Association (ILGA), and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC). More information can be found here.