The state of emergency continues in Turkey, with increasing repression of opposition, activists and media voices. Over 370 NGOs were shut down at the start of November allegedly for suspected terrorist ties.
March cancelled, activists and politicians dispersed and arrested.
LGBTI activists in Turkey have denounced attempts to limit their right to peacefully assemble.
Yesterday, ILGA-Europe and other human rights NGOs sat down with Frans Timmermans. On the agenda? The European Commission’s role and plan for the ongoing refugee situation and integration of migrants.
Despite being encouraged by the clarity contained in the reports, now is a critical time for LGBTI people in south-east Europe
Joint statement by IGLYO, ILGA-Europe, ICRSE, SWAN & TGEU
Istanbul’s Pride parade was disrupted by the police on Sunday (28 June 2015).
IDAHOT 2015 was marked with high level statements, important reports on intersex issues and pride events all over Europe.
Since the beginning of May 2015, ILGA-Europe have received reports of violent attacks on trans sex workers.