TGNA speaker banned access to web sites by gay organizations like Kaos GL and Lambdaistanbul eventhough they are not on TİB barred lists.
TGNA speaker banned access to web sites by gay organizations like Kaos GL and Lambdaistanbul eventhough they are not on TİB barred lists. When these sites are to be accessed from the parliament a form has to be filled out by the MPs.
According to Akşam parliamentary members wishing to access these site are confronted with ‘limited access’, ‘homosexuality’, ‘fill out the form if required for official reasons’ warnings. The assembly management asks for the name, identity number, commission, e-mail address, telephone number and the reason.
CHP Ankara MP Aylin Nazlıaka noticed the practice when she was researching for discrimination and violence experienced by gays, bisexuals, travestites and transsexuals. Nazlıaka petitioned the Assembly speaker asking what the government is doing to eliminate discrimination against LGBTs and aren’t such discriminations in violation of the constitution.