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Northern Cyprus: No charges yet on gay sex arrests

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  1. Sister Goodlove 8 Feb 2012, 12:56pm

    Arrested, humiliated, but not charged.

    Same old Turks. The disturbing one-upmanship of the rug-seller.

  2. Its time homosexuality was decriminalised, the TRNC have promised they will – so these men should be released … simple, straightforward and moral … if these men are not released then it speaks volumes of the TRNC’s approach to human rights …

  3. How long have these people been held in jail. This is an outrage.

    1. Are they in jail?

      I thought they had been released awaiting prosecution.

  4. Father Ted 8 Feb 2012, 3:22pm

    Hasn’t this illegitimate regime heard of bail pending trial? What is the justification for keeping them in jail?

  5. North Cyprus (like South Cyprus) is heavily dependent on tourism.

    North Cyprus must be boycotted as a holiday destination until this savage law is repealed.

  6. Gives the police a chance to abuse them!! And yes, I DO mean like that!!

  7. Vauxhall-Boy 8 Feb 2012, 5:11pm

    Why would someone not be released on bail?

  8. Ikenna David. 8 Feb 2012, 9:03pm

    Thats because they had unnatural sex.. Where are these countries located on the map anyway?.. Pls those men should be released on bail, pending trial perherbs, and not harmed or harrassed..

    1. GingerlyColors 9 Feb 2012, 8:47am

      First of all there is nothing unnatural about homosexuality – it occurs throughout the animal kingdom from antelopes to zebras, and secondly Cyprus is located in the eastern Mediteranian Sea, south of Turkey, west of Lebanon and Israel and north of Egypt.

  9. Love is not a crime no matter who loves, men who love women and men and women who love women or men who love men. The world needs more love not hate. Fight for our freedoms while we can, now is our chance to go free and get equal and civil and human rights every where.

  10. GingerlyColors 9 Feb 2012, 8:50am

    Now is the perfect opportunity for Dr. Eroğlu to make good on his promise. If Muslim Turkey can live without such laws, then it can do without a law that is a relic of Britain’s colonial past.

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