01/11/2008 | Writer: KAOS GL

Bia News Center
October 23, 2008

The Turkish Writers Union condemns daily Vakit for attacking poet Kucuk Iskender for his homosexuality and demands a formal apology both for the poet and the homosexual community.

The Turkish Writers Union (TYS) condemns daily Vakit and the internet site of habervaktim.com for making writer Kucuk Iskender a target of hatred.

According to the TYS, first Vakit attacked the poet for his participation in a Poem Night organized for the Turkish activities of the International Frankfurt Book Fair, where Turkey is the guest country. The sexist attack that was done in bad taste and provokingly was followed up by the internet site habervaktim.com, which sees itself as the
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