SWAN strongly condemns the violent attack against Kemalita Ördek and humiliating treatment by the police
Mistreatment and violence against trans people in Turkey is increasing: 37 murders in Turkey have been recorded between January 2008 and December 2014. A lot of them were sex workers.
SWAN strongly condemns the violent attack against Kemalita Ördek and humiliating treatment by the police. SWAN urges the Turkish authorities to immediately start an investigation, sanction the perpetrators and provide appropriate safety measures to Kemalita.
We demand justice for Kemalita and end to violence against trans people and sex workers in Turkey and globally!