Greetings to all those who have embraced our path as their path, our struggle as their struggle!
The 2015 Istanbul LGBTI Pride March has been banned at the last minute and without prior notice by the Istanbul Governorship on account of Ramadan.
The police have attacked the participants, which was expected to be approximately 100,000 people, with pepper gas, rubber bullets and TOMAs [militarized police vehicles commonly deployed against civilian activists and protesters -Trans.].
With our self-respect at stake, we resisted. We resisted with our dances, our songs and our love!
Love will win!
We want to share with you the press statement that we would have shared had the attacks not have occurred:
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