“Two men have been arrested for alleged homosexuality. They appeared before Lefkosa (Nicosia) District Court on Thursday and were each given a one-day remand. Ali Kut and Hasan Kabidan were arrested following a complaint to the police by residents. Speaking in court, Mr. Kut, who lives at Demir Pansiyon in old Lefkosa said “I am a bachelor.It is a slander.” Cyprus Today, 23 July 2011

About shortbusmovement

SHORTBUS MOVEMENT is a civil society initiative consists of Human Rights activists whose roles and positions change during each activity. SHORTBUS is a team of dedicated volunteer individuals who believe that all people are equal, irrespective of sexual orientation, gender identity, sex or any other status. The group’s center is located in northern part of Cyprus and they aimed to support all the individual or organizational activities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) people of Turkish Community of Cyprus.

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