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Pride March at Middle East Technical University banned by rector; police forcibly break up university Pride March and arrest students

11 Jun 2022

On 7 June, students at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara were informed by the rector that the Pride March due to take place on 10 June was forbidden.

see Amnesty International

When the Pride March still gathered crowds on the University Campus on 10 June, police used violence against and detained some of the students participating.

see duvaR

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