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Turkey’s first gay magazine ready to hit shelves and break taboos

Turkey’s first gay magazine ready to hit shelves and break taboos

'The publication of GayMag is itself a big step to break taboos,' the magazine's editor-in-chief Emir Akgün says

Comment(s) 8/3/2014

PHOTOS: Turkish women in laughing protest in spite of deputy PM

PHOTOS: Turkish women in laughing protest in spite of deputy PM

Hundreds of women in Turkey have taken to the social media to protest the call on them to 'not laugh in public'

Comment(s) 7/29/2014

Emma Watson joins Turkey's laughing women

Emma Watson joins Turkey's laughing women

British actress and UN Ambassador Emma Watson has joined a Twitter campaign in solidarity with thousands of women who laugh at Turkish Deputy PM's remarks

Comment(s) 8/1/2014

Court states attending Gezi protest was a ‘right’ in release verdict of children

Court states attending Gezi protest was a ‘right’ in release verdict of children

An İzmir court has ruled in favor of the 24 children, saying that they had the “right” to protest

Comment(s) 7/27/2014

Turkey takes record for removal requests from Twitter

Turkey takes record for removal requests from Twitter

Turkey applied to Twitter a total of 183 times with removal requests this year, the social media site reported

Comment(s) 7/31/2014

ECHR orders Turkey to regulate use of tear gas, pay compensation to victim

ECHR orders Turkey to regulate use of tear gas, pay compensation to victim

The case was related to the death of a passerby during a protest in 2006 due to the effects of tear gas

Comment(s) 7/22/2014

Concerns for women’s social space in Turkey on rise, as key treaty enters into force

Concerns for women’s social space in Turkey on rise, as key treaty enters into force

The Istanbul Convention, a landmark treaty of the Council of Europe (CoE) dedicated to preventing and combating violence on women and domestic violence, is entering into force as of August 1

Comment(s) 7/31/2014

Fight against domestic violence stalls in ‘patriarchal’ Turkey

Fight against domestic violence stalls in ‘patriarchal’ Turkey

This year could hit a macabre new record, with 123 murders reported by July 11\ as activists slam the policies and attitudes of government officials

Comment(s) 7/22/2014

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