Law in Turkey leaves LGBTI community vulnerable

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Sedef Çakmak/Photo by Syd London

The law in Turkey does not recognize the existence of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community, otherwise known as LGBTI, leaving them vulnerable to violence, discrimination and oppression, according to a Turkish rights activist.

Sedef Cakmak, spoke passionately about the current situation in the country for the LGBTI community, ahead of a meeting at the United Nations on Human Rights Day.

Stephanie Castro has been speaking to Ms Cakmak.

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