In September 2018, a group of transgender women who needed legal assistance applied to the
Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO. The transgender women were banned from attending
a sports club, they were mocked and humiliated on the grounds of their gender identity and
gender expression. The Right Side NGO Lawyer provided his support and he helped them to
apply to the court with a demand for the recognition of the violation of rights on the basis of
Thus, a lawsuit has been filed in court against the sports club with a demand to recognize the
violation of M.S., N.A. and M.E. rights and discriminatory attitudes towards them.
The first hearing was scheduled on October 1, 2019, but because of the lack of notification of the
respondent, the hearing was postponed and a new hearing has been scheduled on October 18,
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