Ebru Soykan

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: Turkish prominent transgender human rights activist and a leading figure of the LGBT rights organization Members of Lambda Istanbul who had helped to organize several coalitions to end police harassment and ill treatment of transgender people, including 146 cases of violence reported in the country's capital in 2008.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by stabbing

 

Born: circa 1980

 

Died: March 10, 2009

 

Location: Istanbul, Turkey