Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Activists from 13 countries, including Armenia and Georgia, met in Ankara for regional initiative to combat homophobia

‘People against homophobia’ from the Caucasus, Middle East and Balkans came to Turkey for “Regional Network Against Homophobia” initiative, within the scope of the International Meeting Against Homophobia to mark IDAHO.

Activists from Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Bosnia, Lebanon, Serbia, Croatia, Palestine, Israel, Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro and Egypt were present in Ankara on 20 May.

Kaos GL, LGBT group in Turkey, hosted the meeting, with the aim at establishing a Middle East, Caucasus and Balkans LGBTT Network for solidarity in the struggle against homophobia.

The meeting was concluded on 22 May with anti-homophobia march in Ankara.

For more pictures and relevant links, see Antihomofobi.

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