Lawmakers abolished Criminal Code provisions which punished consensual sexual acts between adult men.
criminalization of homosexuality
Joint statement by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA-Europe), the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), Homofobiye Karşı İnisiyatif (Initiative Against Homophobia)
ILGA-Europe published a map of Europe reflecting the legal situation for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in 2009.
ILGA-Europe's report on the EU's role in ending criminalisation of same-sex acts in third countries.