Critics have accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of having overseen a creeping Islamisation since he came to power, first as prime minister in and then president in Change it here DW. Ndebele voandebele. Special Project. COP25 summit eyes the nitty-gritty in climate talks 4h ago.
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Date Organisers however vowed to press ahead with the Trans Pride March, planned for Sunday, despite the ban. News Istanbul police use tear gas to disperse gay pride march Police have used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people at a banned gay pride march in Istanbul. Reuse this content.
Homosexuality is not banned in Turkey but incidents of discrimination against gays have been reported.
Share via Email. English voanews. Change it here DW. Parade organizers remained defiant, insisting they will gather somewhere.
Share on Twitter. Creole voanouvel. Organizers of the annual LGBTI lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and intersex pride march had vowed to march in central Taksim Square despite the ban on gay-pride observances ordered by the Istanbul governor's office, citing security concerns after threats from an ultranationalist group.