Pro-LGBT student protestors continue to face opposition in Turkey

2 students arrested for involvement in a pro-LGBTQI+ artwork depicting rainbow flags alongside the Kaaba were released on probation from jail earlier this month. Shortly afterwards, Erdogan pulled Turkey out of the internationally recognised Istanbul Convention on the grounds that it “normalizes homosexuality”. More protests followed as a result, with 12 students being arrested last […]

Turkey university student protests intensify following Erdoğan decision

As student protests in Turkey enter their second month, Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University alumni and supporters in Istanbul continue to organize daily demonstrations to voice disagreement with the appointing of their newest rector. Due to recent changes in legislation, Erdogan has become the sole authority to appoint political affiliate Melih Bulu, who was part of AKP […]

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The 22nd edition of GLAD international film festival

Today marks the start of GLAD International Film Festival, an annual event that aims to promote the values of tolerance regarding sex, race or social status. The festival is supported by many sponsors including the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Consulate General of France in Thessaloniki and the French Institute, as well as a […]