TDoR 2011 / 2011 / July / 31 / Didem Soral

Didem Soral

Age 26

31 Jul 2011
Istanbul (Turkey)
Throat cut

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Didem Soral
Didem Soral [photo:]

Didem was killed by a client after he discovered she was trans.

Her murderer was a 26 year-old man, who when arrested by police confessed: "I thought that she was a woman, but she was a [trans person]. After learning this, I killed her."

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