08/06/2008 | Writer: KAOS GL

June 5, 2008

Doug Ireland, Gay City News

In the latest in a series of legal attacks on LGBT organizations and publications in Turkey, on May 29 a court in Istanbul, the nation's largest city, ordered the dissolution of Lambda Istanbul. Founded in 1993, the group is Turkey's oldest LGBT organization, and has organized Gay Pride marches in that city every year since 2003.

The organization has been under attack from Istanbul's governor, Muammer G
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