The police attacked the Istanbul LGBTI+ pride parade. The police refused to meet with lawyers in Mis Sokak and attacked LGBTI+s. At least twenty people were detained in the attack, including the wounded!
Police attacked LGBTI+ Pride Parade in Mis Street.
Before the call for the 19th LGBTI+ Pride Parade at 17.00, the police attacked LGBTI+ people on Mis Street.
Using the ban decision as an excuse, the police attacked LGBTI+s waiting on the street with shields and rubber bullets. He battered many people in the middle of the street.
The LGBTI+ Pride Week Committee and lawyers asked to meet with the police. However, the police refused to meet.
In the attack in which more than 20 people were detained, images of torture of LGBTI+s in the middle of the street were reflected in the media.
LGBTI+s responded to the police attack with the slogans “We are not silent, we are not afraid, we are not obeying”.
Police detained many people, including LGBTI+ Pride Week Committee volunteers and journalist Bülent Kılıç.
One person was injured in the police attack. The police detained him, although he was injured. He also attacked the dispersed crowd.
The police also forcibly closed the venues in Mis Street.