15/05/2009 | Writer: KAOS GL

May 12, 2009
Hurriyet Daily News

A Democratic Society Party, or DTP, Diyarbakir deputy, Akin Birdal, has sent a series of question proposals to Parliament, asking the prime minister about details of legal procedures regarding transgender murders in Turkey.

The list of questions proposed by Birdal asking about the nature of investigation procedures into these murders, the degree of punishments implemented and if any plans were being put into place for the Turkish Constitution, the penal code and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and transgender organizations, or LGBTT, to establish new legal measures against such crimes.

In his proposal Birdal highlighted the increase in attacks against transsexuals, transvestites and homosexual
Tags: human rights