13/04/2022 | Writer: Selma Koçak

Acquittal news are coming from the files suited against detainees in 29. İstanbul Pride March.

İstanbul Pride March cases: Acquittal to three people, who were taken into custody in Cihangir, at the first trial! Kaos GL - News Portal for LGBTI+

29. İstanbul LGBTI+ Pride March was banned illegally in 2021, as it has been since 2015. At least 46 people had been taken into custody in Beyoğlu on the day of March.

One of the six files, suited against people who were taken into custody on the day of March, went to trial today. At the first trial of the file, suited against 3 people, all defendants were acquitted.

The police took the person, who carries a dog on their lap, into custody dragging

One of the defendants told that after reacting to the detention of their friend, the police chief pointed them out while they were sitting in a cafe and they were taken into custody dragging although there was a dog on his lap, in their defense.

Another one told that they were taken into custody due to reacting the ill-treatment against a friend’s dog and they were battered from their chest and they were injured although they mentioned that they had a chest operation.

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