Turkey's (First?) Gay Honor Killing

The father is now on trial:

Ahmet Yildiz, the gay Turkish physics student, was gunned down outside his apartment in Istanbul in whats believed to be the countrys first honor killing. The suspect? His own father, who prosecutors allege traveled over 500 miles to hunt him down. “The young physics student, Ahmet Yildiz, was one of the few openly gay men in Turkey, a country in which the military, the guardian of Turkeys secular state, regards homosexuality as a disorder

via Turkey’s (First?) Gay Honor Killing Puts Dad on Trial For Killing Gay Son / Queerty.




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